Millions of people undergo wisdom teeth removal surgery every year. Because no dental procedure is 100% without risks, you should do your best to minimise the possible complications.
Key takeaways:
– The main complications to avoid are dry socket, infection, and nerve damage.
– Smokers have a higher risk of developing complications like dry socket, so quit or avoid smoking after surgery.
– Always follow the instructions of your surgeon or dentist for a smooth healing process.
If you think something is wrong after surgery, discuss your concerns promptly with your dentist.
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