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FAQ with Wisdom Teeth Removal

It's normal to have questions about Wisdom Teeth Removal and we are here to answer them! Here are some of the most commonly asked questions?

Do I need my wisdom teeth removed?

You may need your wisdom teeth removed if you have one or more impacted wisdom teeth or if you are having difficulty adequately cleaning those that have emerged. A consultation and x-ray can reveal impaction, damage to neighboring teeth, signs of decay, gum disease, or perceived complications with future wisdom tooth eruption.

What should I expect during a wisdom teeth removal? Most removals take only minutes to perform. Once the teeth are removed, the gums are sometimes sutured shut. Keep in mind that you will need a responsible driver to take you home if you use any oral sedation.

Will I need to follow any special instructions following my wisdom teeth removal procedure?

Yes. You’ll need to keep the extraction site clean and free of debris for the first couple of weeks after the wisdom teeth removal. You’ll also need to take all medications exactly as prescribed by our dentist. Avoid sucking through a straw for the first several days after surgery, and notify your surgeon if you experience fever or discomfort that worsens after a few days.

If you have any more questions about wisdom teeth extractions, please do not hesitate to call our office!

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