As you reach 16 to 20 years old, you will probably start to feel discomfort from your wisdom teeth. Wisdom teeth are the last adult teeth to come into your mouth and are located behind your back molars. As wisdom teeth come in, they can cause pain, discomfort, pressure on other teeth, and sometimes infection. The only way to relieve these symptoms are to get these teeth extracted.
Dr. Sutton has been removing wisdom teeth for over 15 years. Through his experience, Dr Sutton offers an affordable way to extract wisdom teeth quickly and comfortably. Schedule your wisdom teeth consult today!
(Refer to “Post-Operation Instructions” for wisdom teeth extraction recovery)
Can I be sedated?
No. Unfortunately at our office you cannot be sedated for wisdom teeth extraction. If you desire to be sedated for wisdom teeth, please contact an oral surgeon.
How long does it take to recover and resume a normal routine?
5-10 days. Depending on how you feel, you can typically return to your daily routine in 2-5 days after procedure just take it easy until you are fully healed.
How can I avoid getting dry socket?
- DO NOT suck on candies or foods. DO NOT suck on straws.
- Eat soft foods or foods that don’t require a lot of chewing (Soft foods include pudding, broth, soups, ice cream, apple sauce, mashed potatoes, etc.) Crunchy or hard foods can get pieces of
- food stuck in the extraction site and dislodge the blood clots.
- Keep the area around the extraction site clean by performing mouth rinses as explained in the “Post-Operation Instructions”.