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Wisdom Tooth & Surgical Extractions

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Generally, wisdom tooth removal involving surgical extraction can be carried out with only local anaesthesia. With local anaesthesia, you will not feel any discomfort or pain during surgery since the tooth and surrounding area will be totally numbed. 

General anaesthesic for wisdom tooth removal is hardly used. But it is occasionally used when the surgery is carried out at the hospital, which also requires other surgeries at the same time.

If you are particularly worried about the surgery, sedation would be a good option to relax during the procedure. This will normally be done with an injection into your arm. This procedure can be carried out at private dental clinic with an Anaesthesia specialist. 

Thanks so much.

Warm regards,

Ryan Yun (Dr) 

1 Oct 2018

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Hi, I'm a 39 female. I had 3 wisdom teeth extracted at once more than one year ago. I feel pins and needles around the area everyday. What can I do to cure this?

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Hi, I would like to know if is necessary to extract your wisdom tooth even if it doesn't cause any problems.