How Long Does PAIN After Wisdom Tooth Extraction Last

Wisdom teeth pain, swelling, extraction and aftercare.


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Monday, 6 November 2017

How Long Does PAIN After Wisdom Tooth Extraction Last


How Long Does Pain After Wisdom Tooth Extraction Last?

How Long Does Wisdom Tooth Pain Last?


After wisdom tooth extraction, pain in cheek bone and jaws, swelling, and discomfort last for 3 days to 1 week depends upon the intensity of extraction and infection (if present). If the tooth was impacted or coming in the wrong direction, the healing process may take more time. Bacteria in your mouth may cause infection and then the recovery time will increase. You must take care of your oral hygiene and Don't brush for 24 hours after surgery. After 24 hours brush your teeth gently to remove plaque and bacteria.

how long does pain after wisdom tooth extraction last
How Long Does Pain After Wisdom Tooth Extraction Last?
Rinse your teeth with warm salt water for 2 to 3 times daily and you could use mouthwash for better care. On the first day after wisdom tooth was removed, bleeding is the main problem. Every individual has different body type (body tissue) and therefore the time of recovery is different for each person. By following these healthy tips you can get rid of wisdom tooth pain after removal.

Wisdom Teeth Removal Aftercare

Pain After Wisdom Teeth Removal

It often left after 24 hours if the infection is not present. You should eat soft food like egg, cereals, yogurt etc and drink a plenty of water. Painkiller tablets like ibuprofen, paracetamol (Tylenol), flurbiprofen are drugs, you can use to overcome tooth pain. Just maintain healthy oral hygiene and your recovery time will decrease.

You may take a combination of over the counter drugs, like ibuprofen and paracetamol to get rid of the pain. This combination is very effective and if you still feel pain after 2 days of surgery. Go to your doctor or physician because it is the symptom of infection. Your doctor may prescribe you antibiotics like ciprofloxacin, metronidazole, lincomycin etc if pus is present.

How To Stop Bleeding After Wisdom Tooth Extraction

You should avoid spitting, excessively talking and touching to stop bleeding. Place a gauze piece on surgery area and bite it gently for 25-30 minutes. Repeat this procedure for 2 to 3 times, if bleeding not stop. Drink a lot of cold liquids (water, juices) etc. You may also use ice to stop bleeding fast.


It's the part of healing process. Everybody gets swollen after wisdom tooth extraction and it lasts for 4 to 8 days. People who carefully follow their dentist instructions may get rid of swelling faster. Ice reduces swelling, and you can also take prescription drugs like (ibuprofen, serratiopeptidase, trypsin, chymotrypsin) by the recommendation of your physician or doctor.


We don't prescribe any medicine, this is just an informative article on How Long Does Pain After Wisdom Tooth Extraction Last?. Visit your doctor before taking any medication.

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