Wisdom Teeth Removal

What Are Wisdom Teeth?

The third molars, better known as the wisdom teeth, develop during early adulthood. They are called “wisdom teeth” as they come in at a more mature age. Sometimes wisdom teeth come incorrectly, in the right position with enough room to grow, and do not need to be removed, but that is not often the case. Limited space in the mouth means most people cannot support these additional molars, making an extraction procedure necessary.

Side Effects After Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom tooth extraction is generally a safe procedure that is extremely beneficial for patients. It is important to follow all post-operative instructions to reduce your risk for any of the following:

If you experience any of these side effects, please contact our office as they can be serious and may require additional treatment.

How Long Will The Procedure Take?

Wisdom teeth removal takes about 45 minutes in most cases, even if teeth are impacted. Patients are comfortable throughout the procedure thanks to our gentle care, anesthetic, and superior sedation techniques. Depending on the type of sedation a patient receives, they may spend a short period in a comfortable recovery area while their anesthesia wears off. A loved one will then drive the patient home.


You will be prescribed painkillers after surgery to alleviate any pain from the procedure and aid in the recovery process. Be sure to eat only soft foods for the first few days and drink plenty of liquids. If you experience any swelling, gently rinse your mouth with warm saltwater. Stitches will be removed within a few days.

How Long Does The Recovery Process Take?

The removal of wisdom teeth is a procedure that is done pretty much the same at every dental practice. The big difference is how you’re treated during your procedure and how comfortable you are made to feel while you are having the procedure done. At Clear Lake Dental Care, we stand apart from the rest in any way we can, and when it comes to removing your wisdom teeth, we do this with superior patient care, sedation options, and a superbly comfortable office. 

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Our staff does an amazing job at working with our patients because they will treat you the way that you want to be treated. Not only is our staff kind, but they are also extremely experienced and know what they are doing when they are on the job! Our job is to make you feel comfortable and feel right at home in our office!

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