How Can I Reduce Swelling After Wisdom Teeth Removal?

Question: It’s been four days since the extraction of my wisdom teeth. Whereas the surgery went quite well, I’ve been experiencing swelling on the area where the tooth was extracted from. Is there a way through which I can minimize the inflammation? Answer: Swelling is one of the side effects of wisdom tooth extraction. Therefore, […]

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Does Medicaid Cover Wisdom Teeth?

Question: I would like to have my wisdom teeth surgically removed but do not have the money to cover the cost of the procedure. Therefore, I would like to know if my Medicaid covers extraction of wisdom teeth. Answer: Unknown to most people is that Medicaid covers a majority of medical emergencies as well as […]

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Can Wisdom Teeth Grow Back?

Question: My wisdom teeth were removed roughly 2-3 years ago but I’m feeling as if one of them is starting to grow back inside the empty socket. What I want to know is, “Is it possible for extracted wisdom teeth?” Answer: Once your wisdom teeth have been removed they cannot grow back in. Odds are […]

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Can Wisdom Teeth Cause Headaches?

Question: I would like to know if an incoming wisdom tooth can trigger migraine-like headaches as well as throbbing close to the temple. Answer: Yes, the eruption of wisdom teeth can trigger headaches as well as throbbing aches close to your temple. The pain associated with the explosion of wisdom teeth is as a result […]

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Are there precautions for anesthesia for wisdom teeth extraction?

Question: Are there any precautions in using anesthesia for wisdom tooth extraction? Answer: Yes, there are several things that you must remember in having your wisdom teeth removed and one is all about the anesthesia used in the procedure. But of course dental procedures have improved as time has passed and nowadays there are safe […]

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How Long Does it Take a Wisdom Tooth to Grow?

Question: I’ll be turning 20 in December. While this is an exciting moment for me, I’m slightly concerned about my oral wellness since my wisdom teeth are yet to emerge. In addition to how long it takes for wisdom teeth to emerge, I’d also like to know if I’ll have to endure pain and even […]

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When to Consider the Removal of Wisdom Teeth

Question: Wisdom teeth are often removed but when is this done? When to consider removing my wisdom teeth? Answer: Wisdom teeth need to be removed as soon as they appear since most wisdom teeth growths cause dental problems. To prevent these dental worries, a dentist often advices clients to have wisdom teeth removed as soon […]

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Swelling After Wisdom Teeth Removal

Question: After having my wisdom teeth removed, I felt swelling over the extraction site. Is this normal? Answer: Swelling after removal of wisdom teeth is normal. In fact, minor swelling occurs in almost all dental extractions and will often subside as the extraction site heals. Why is there swelling after removal of wisdom teeth? Pulling […]

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Wisdom Teeth Removal Cost

Question: It has been customary to remove wisdom teeth but what really is the cost of wisdom teeth removal? Answer: The cost of wisdom teeth removal may differ from one dental clinic to another; there are also some factors that can affect the cost of the procedure. It is best to check local dental clinics […]

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Do I Need to Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Question: I’ve been experiencing some slight pain in my wisdom teeth for the past 3-4 days. While doing my research on wisdom teeth growth and extraction, I came across an article entitled “Impacted Wisdom Teeth”. My question is, is the pain I’m experiencing a sign of impacted wisdom tooth and as such the need to […]

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