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Are you someone who has questions about wisdom tooth removal? If so, it’s time to find the answers. It’s best to do so because it can help you feel more prepared for your appointment. It can even help you wash some dental nerves away. To help you find the answers you need, our oral surgeons, Dr. Frank Paletta and Dr. Mo Banki, are happy to give you the answers to commonly asked questions about wisdom tooth removal in Warwick, Rhode Island, which are:

Q: Why is wisdom tooth removal necessary?

A: Because the teeth often cause more problems than help the smile and oral health. In fact, there is a good chance the teeth could become impacted, they could promote infection or they could even cause dental issues, like cavities and gum disease.

Q: Will I be under sedation during the treatment?

A: Yes, you will be under a dental sedative during the treatment. However, the type of sedative used will be determined by the complexity of the situation.

Q: How long is the recovery?

A: Recovery should last three to four days. However, it can last longer if you don’t properly rest and care for the surgical site.

For more information and details about wisdom tooth removal, or to ask our oral surgical team a question that wasn’t included in this blog, please reach out to MSL Surgery. All you need to do is dial 401-739-5500 and we will be more than happy to help you.