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Third molar extraction

Third molar extraction

Third molar extraction: Third molar extraction is the surgical removal of the third molar(s) from the bone.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Third molar extraction

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Third molar extraction:

  • Impacted third molar (wisdom tooth)
  • Infected third molar

Anesthetic Requirements for Third molar extraction

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Third molar extraction may include:

  • Local or general anesthesia
  • Nitrous oxide for sedation

Procedure Complications: Third molar extraction

Possible surgical complications of Third molar extraction may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Third molar extraction

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is excellent.

Third molar extraction: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Third molar extraction: Two to seven days.

Third molar extraction: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Third molar extraction) include:

  • Wisdom tooth extraction

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