hey all, i had my wisdom teeth(3 of em) cut out this morning. they gave me laughing gas, then an iv, and once i was out, my mom tells me they gave me 4 shots in the gums. i had to take 9 pills today, and my whole face hurts. i have to keep these gauze pads in the keep bleeding doen. man it ****s.
lol mine werent poking out yet, but they were coming in where they would mess up my teeth and i just got braces off middle of last year. i only had three, weird, most ppl have 4. my left side of my face is swollen pretty bad lol. can only eat milkshakes.
wisdom tooth removal is easier if you are older. once the roots are fully mature, it is pretty easy to remove. otherwise, the root might snapped off when the tooth is removed and then some additional digging (minor gum surgery actually) is needed to remove the part that remain in the gum.
i have all 4 removed when i was about 40. a few shots of novacaine and out they come.
mine are almost fully in, they hurt like a ***** about every 6 months when they move in more... theyve already pushed all of my bottom front teeth all mucked up- they used to be perfect after 5 years of braces... my dentist told me i couldnt see him again untl i got the wisdoms out, that was 3 years ago.... meh when you become a man you pretty much say *uck it to everything
The only reason i could see talking myself into getting them out now is the garunteed vicodin for the recovery mmm... vicodin
I had 2 removed when I was 25, 12 years ago and seing on TV what was happening in Yugoslavia helped me accept the pain. Yes, it was that bad. The gap was not correctly closed and I had to drive back to the hospital at 6 in the morning after a smeepless night. As the guy at the door wasn't convinced it was an urgency he had me to ring the docter on duty myself. 2 weeks later, the 2nd tooth broke during removal.
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I had all mine removed when I was about 17 (before they started coming through), as they were all impacted. Had to have a general anaesthetic and stay in hospital overnight.
I don't know what they did to me while I was out, but my chest was yellow and purple with bruising for a week, and my face was the shape of a football. It hurt like hell for a week, and I'd wake up every morning with my pillow covered in blood.....nice!
They didn't tell me it would be that bad before the op but, as the doctor said, if he'd been honest then I probably wouldn't have had the op in the first place
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