What Are Some Tips to Recover from Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

South Jersey Oral Surgeons at Lanzi Burke Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Specialize in Relieving Wisdom Teeth Pain and Problems.

Wisdom tooth removal is one of the most common types of oral surgery. Most patients begin to recover within three or four days, but full recovery can take up to a week or two. Although every patient is different, here is a typical timeline for wisdom tooth extraction recovery: First 24 hours: Blood clots will form. These are needed to begin healing. Two to three days: Swelling of cheeks and mouth should improve. Seven days: Your dentist can remove stitches.[…] Read More

What Causes TMJ Pain?

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The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) connects your jawbone to your skull on both sides, in front of your ears. Think of it as a hinge, allowing you to open and close your mouth and move it from side to side. When your TMJ is impaired, it can cause temporomandibular disorder. This disorder is commonly (but mistakenly) referred to as simply TMJ. Mechanical Issues Linked to TMJ Pain TMJ disorder occurs when the muscles, joints, or tissues surrounding the TMJ become inflamed,[…] Read More

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