Wisdom teeth swelling, on 3rd day.?

Answer 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 »

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Did anyone else get bruised around the jaw after getting their wisdom teeth out and if so what did you do for the pain and swelling?

Everyone gets a bruised jaw from wisdom teeth removal. Ibuprofen is the best thing to take. Redduces pain swelling and inflammation. If you cannot take ibuprofen take acetominophen (paracetamol in ... Read More »

Cheek swelling wisdom teeth removal?

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.

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 »

I just got all my 4 wisdom teeth out Wednesday. The swelling is not goin down. :/ ?

You'll be fine -by the end of the Weekend... So hang IN there. :)