If you are looking to get your wisdom teeth removed at Smile Studio 87, we have offered FAQs for your convenience so that you feel more confident about what to expect. Feel more prepared for your procedure with Dr. Maja Sukovic or Dr. Sumayyah Khan and feel free to call 630-427-2019 for any specific questions you have. We hope to treat you for your wisdom teeth removal in Woodridge, Illinois!
What are symptoms of wisdom teeth?
Some individuals do not experience symptoms. However, those who do experience tooth crowding, tenderness, jaw pain, cavities and even sinus problems because there is not enough room for the wisdom teeth to erupt. Wisdom teeth usually erupt between the ages of 18-24 years old.
How much does wisdom teeth removal cost?
Costs tend to vary depending on the severity of each case. We suggest coming in for a consultation, so that one of our dentists can determine what that would be.
Will I be sedated for my surgery?
We do offer sedation services for surgical procedures, which is usually at ministered via IV sedation. The IV will help you fall asleep during the procedure, with numbing effects lasting around 8-10 hours afterwards. Our dentists will want to review your oral medical history before administering sedation.
What will my symptoms be after surgery?
You can expect natural swelling and bruising, which should go down after a few days with pain medication and ice packs.
How long will my recovery time be?
Recovery times do tend to vary, though it takes 7-10 days to fully recover. It is recommended that you wait two days before smoking and drinking, and 3-4 days before exercising.