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How long would it typically take to remove a fully erupted lower wisdom tooth in an adult patient? Can it be done under local anesthetic only?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: 3rd molar

Time to do extraction depends on many factors.
To general a question to give a specific answer. Discuss this with a Specialist Oral Surgeon. After examination he/she can give you an answer specific to your surgical requirements. Same applies to anesthetic choice. Discuss this with your Oral Surgeon for the answer that is best for your set of circumstances.

In brief: 3rd molar

Time to do extraction depends on many factors.
To general a question to give a specific answer. Discuss this with a Specialist Oral Surgeon. After examination he/she can give you an answer specific to your surgical requirements. Same applies to anesthetic choice. Discuss this with your Oral Surgeon for the answer that is best for your set of circumstances.
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