You shouldn't feel any pain during wisdom tooth removal, as anesthesia is used to numb the area. However, if you do feel pain during the procedure, be sure to tell your oral surgeon so they can administer more anesthesia. As for after the procedure, you may feel some pain, discomfort, and swelling. However, pain, swelling and discomfort can be managed with medication.
How long is wisdom teeth surgery?
Wisdom teeth surgery can last up to 45 minutes or less.
Is wisdom tooth removal necessary?
Wisdom tooth removal is not always necessary if your teeth are growing in healthy, grow in completely, bite correctly, and are able to be cleaned thoroughly.
Is it safe to remove all 4 wisdom teeth at once?
Most patients are able to have all four wisdom teeth removed at once if you choose to do so. It ultimately depends on preference and your condition. You can discuss with your oral surgeon to determine the best course of action for your case.
Are you asleep during wisdom teeth removal?
You do not need to be asleep during wisdom teeth removal. In fact, you can undergo local anesthesia, which numbs your mouth but you remain conscious throughout the procedure.