Cheek swelling wisdom teeth removal?

Answer Could be a piece of the tooth left behind, growing in the new tissue, or bad hygiene. Apply ice and if it does not go away in a couple days, have your dentist check it out.

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How can you stop the swelling from wisdom teeth removal?

Hi! Been in dentistry over 25 years. Ice packs and rinsing with warm salty water 3-4 times a day. Sleep with another pillow and don't eat anything that is hot, spicy or hard to chew or sticky. T... Read More »

How long does the swelling last after wisdom teeth removal surgey?

I doubt the swelling will be noticeable on the fourth day. Just, as soon as you get your wisdom teeth removed, start icing your face. When my good friend got his removed, the oral surgeon prescribe... Read More »

What is the surgery like for removal of extra impacted wisdom teeth behind wisdom teeth that are already present?

It is very unusual to have two sets of wisdom teeth - are you sure? Removal is only required if problems occur and the teeth do not erupt normally. After surgery, there is commonly pain, swelling, ... Read More »

Wisdom teeth swelling, on 3rd day.?

Hi Chelsey! I've been in dentistry for over 20 years. It is not uncommon with impacted teeth to have swelling up to the 3rd day. But you must be doimg very salty warm water rinses to keep this u... Read More »