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How long does it take for my mouth to heal after getting 1 wisdom tooth pulled?
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Dr. Horacio Capote
Psychiatry
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In brief: 1-6 weeks
Most things in the body take 6 weeks to completely heal.
However, i would expect you to feel better in about 1-2 weeks.

In brief: 1-6 weeks
Most things in the body take 6 weeks to completely heal.
However, i would expect you to feel better in about 1-2 weeks.
Dr. Horacio Capote
Dr. Horacio Capote
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Dr. Debra Haselton
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
In brief: Not very long
A young, healthy patient should heal quickly.
It will take a few weeks for the area to be minimally noticeable. However if you do not follow the dr's instrucitons or get a dry socket (often from smoking or using a straw), then it will take longer. It also depends on the position of the wisdom tooth and it's angle in the jawbone. A difficult angle and a surgical extraction will take longer.

In brief: Not very long
A young, healthy patient should heal quickly.
It will take a few weeks for the area to be minimally noticeable. However if you do not follow the dr's instrucitons or get a dry socket (often from smoking or using a straw), then it will take longer. It also depends on the position of the wisdom tooth and it's angle in the jawbone. A difficult angle and a surgical extraction will take longer.
Dr. Debra Haselton
Dr. Debra Haselton
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Dr. James Wright
Dentistry
In brief: Depends...
So much in dental treatment depends on the patient, their pain tolerance as well as the type of extraction, ie; bony, or ankylosed.
A surgeon's skill, touch & the way they do a surgery. Great hands with a patient who follows all of the home care directions can lead to a very positive result with very little pain. With all the variables, pain could be minimal or could last weeks. Meds can help.

In brief: Depends...
So much in dental treatment depends on the patient, their pain tolerance as well as the type of extraction, ie; bony, or ankylosed.
A surgeon's skill, touch & the way they do a surgery. Great hands with a patient who follows all of the home care directions can lead to a very positive result with very little pain. With all the variables, pain could be minimal or could last weeks. Meds can help.
Dr. James Wright
Dr. James Wright
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