Wisdom Teeth: Frequently Asked Questions in Orange Park and Jacksonville
Wisdom Teeth: FAQ
Does everyone have to get his or her wisdom teeth removed?
When is the best time to get wisdom teeth removed?
Do all four teeth have to be pulled?
Is it true that the surgery takes less than an hour?
How long does recovery take after wisdom teeth removal?
Does it hurt to have your wisdom teeth removed?
Will I be awake for the extraction?
We have a variety of levels of anesthesia to accommodate different patients’ needs. We will discuss your anesthesia preferences prior to your surgery day.
What does “impacted” mean?
Impacted wisdom teeth are those that are not able to fully erupt through the gums. It is a very common condition, and the number one reason that wisdom teeth end up needing removal. In fact, 9 out of 10 people have at least one impacted wisdom tooth.
What is “dry socket”?
If you have any questions or concerns about an upcoming wisdom tooth appointment, we urge you to give us a call – let us set your mind at ease.