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Do all wisdom tooth extractions under general anesthetic take place at a hospital?

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Dr. Daniel Quon
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
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In brief: No

There are many oral and maxillofacial surgeons who offer and provide general anethesia as a safe and comfortable option for their patients in an outpatient setting in their offices or outpatient surgical centers.

In brief: No

There are many oral and maxillofacial surgeons who offer and provide general anethesia as a safe and comfortable option for their patients in an outpatient setting in their offices or outpatient surgical centers.
Dr. Daniel Quon
Dr. Daniel Quon
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: Special situations

General anesthetic is rarely necessary.
Wisdom teeth are often removed under IV sedation and/ or local anesthetic.

In brief: Special situations

General anesthetic is rarely necessary.
Wisdom teeth are often removed under IV sedation and/ or local anesthetic.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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In brief: IV Sedation

Most wisdom teeth are removed in an oral surgeon's office, many with IV sedation.

In brief: IV Sedation

Most wisdom teeth are removed in an oral surgeon's office, many with IV sedation.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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