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How common is it to have numbness in chin, lower jaw, and lip after wisdom teeth extractions?

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In brief: Not expected

If you are still numb 4 to 6 hours after the surgery, you need to call your surgeon immediately for evaluation and therapy.

In brief: Not expected

If you are still numb 4 to 6 hours after the surgery, you need to call your surgeon immediately for evaluation and therapy.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Daniel Quon
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Possible Risk

One of the troubling risks associated with the removal of wisdom teeth whether erupted or impacted is the potential for altered sensations provided by the inferior alveolar nerve that supplies sensations to the lower jaw.
Early removal before the roots are fully developed decreases the risk. Depending on how much time has elapsed since your surgery will help provide the correct answer.

In brief: Possible Risk

One of the troubling risks associated with the removal of wisdom teeth whether erupted or impacted is the potential for altered sensations provided by the inferior alveolar nerve that supplies sensations to the lower jaw.
Early removal before the roots are fully developed decreases the risk. Depending on how much time has elapsed since your surgery will help provide the correct answer.
Dr. Daniel Quon
Dr. Daniel Quon
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