What Happens During Wisdom Teeth Removal?

It can be intimidating to hear that you need to get your wisdom teeth taken out. Wisdom teeth removal can be a major surgery that can set you back days or even a few weeks afterward. To add insult to injury, a large part of the population is afraid of the dentist.

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Hearing that you have to go under the knife while in a dentist’s chair is more terrifying for some than having surgery in any other part of your body.

When you start your consultation for this surgery, you’ll be able to meet the surgeon and ask them questions. Don’t be afraid to ask a question if you have one, even if it feels like a stupid question. It’s not stupid. You have to put a lot of trust in that person once the anesthesia hits. They should be willing to answer any questions you have. You also might be able to meet the nurses that will be present at your surgery.

Don’t let the following video scare you out of getting wisdom teeth removal. Waiting to get them removed will only be more painful in the long run. Once the surgery is over, you won’t remember a thing. Just be sure to follow your dentist’s aftercare instructions.