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Wisdom teeth are quite complex, which can lead to many questions. If you have any questions about wisdom teeth, our dentists, Dr. Matthew Clark and Dr. Ida Anjomshoaa are happy to help you by giving you the answers you need. The more you know, the better! Here are the answers to frequently asked questions about wisdom teeth in New York, New York.

Question No. 1: How many teeth will be removed?

Answer: Whether you believe it or not, some people don’t have four wisdom teeth. Some have more and some have less. Usually, your dentist will recommend removing all of your wisdom teeth. So, it depends on how many are in your mouth.

Question No. 2: What type of anesthesia will be used?

Answer: There are two options that are typically used during surgery, which are general anesthesia and local anesthesia. General anesthesia will make you groggy during your treatment, so you will need a ride home after your treatment. Local anesthesia will keep you awake and comfortable. Your dentist will recommend the right anesthesia for you.

Question No. 3: How long will the surgery take?

Answer: It depends on the number of wisdom teeth that are needing to be removed.

To learn more about wisdom teeth and wisdom tooth surgery, please contact Park Avenue Oral Surgery at 212-644-7009 at your earliest convenience. Our experienced dental team is thrilled to help you, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We look forward to your phone call!