Your specific recovery will depend on many factors, including your age, overall health and the difficulty of the extraction.

Most patients will experience some swelling and mild discomfort after surgery, and you will be limited to a soft diet until the discomfort passes.

You may be prescribed antibiotics or pain medications, if necessary. Dr McHugh will discuss all the details about your surgery and recovery with you before your procedure.

HOW LONG IS RECOVERY AFTER WISDOM TEETH ARE REMOVED?