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What happens after removing your wisdom teeth?

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Dr. Neil McLeod
Dentistry - Prosthodontics

In brief: You heal!

Normally the hole in the jaw bone where a tooth is removed fills with blood.
The blood clots and is re-organized into new bone and the gum tissue grows over the top and closes the would. It is a miraculous process. We often prescribe drugs for pain and swelling, and place sutures to close the gum. Your doctor will want to examine you ever few days to check healing.

In brief: You heal!

Normally the hole in the jaw bone where a tooth is removed fills with blood.
The blood clots and is re-organized into new bone and the gum tissue grows over the top and closes the would. It is a miraculous process. We often prescribe drugs for pain and swelling, and place sutures to close the gum. Your doctor will want to examine you ever few days to check healing.
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In brief: Healing

Normally after a wisdom tooth is removed, it is usually like any other tooth extraction and a healing process occurs.
A clot forms, usually bone fills in the socket and the tissue heals. The severity of the removal (impacted, partially impacted, not impacted, ) can often dictate the amount of time for healing. Follow instructions from the dentist/oral surgeon who took out the tooth/teeth.

In brief: Healing

Normally after a wisdom tooth is removed, it is usually like any other tooth extraction and a healing process occurs.
A clot forms, usually bone fills in the socket and the tissue heals. The severity of the removal (impacted, partially impacted, not impacted, ) can often dictate the amount of time for healing. Follow instructions from the dentist/oral surgeon who took out the tooth/teeth.
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