Removing wisdom teeth is not as scary as it may sound. First, the dentist gives you a local anesthetic to help you feel more comfortable and numb the area. Next, an oral surgeon makes a small cut in your gum to remove the tooth.
As the dentist loosens the tooth from the connective tissue, you may experience some pressure. After they remove your tooth or teeth, the dentist stitches the incision closed. Once the procedure is over, healing takes one week, and you may experience bruising, swelling, or discomfort.
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