Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
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This pamphlet provides information about what to expect after having surgery to remove wisdom teeth. Pain and discomfort, controlling bleeding and swelling, what to expect with swallowing and opening your mouth wide, bruising, feeling unwell and having a fever, hygiene/mouth care, eating guidelines, signs of infection, stitches, sedation and anesthesia, activity, smoking, and what to do if you experience a dry socket are discussed. Contact numbers for both urgent and non-urgent questions are al…