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Do we need general anesthesia to get third molar pulled out?


An American friend told me she got her lower ( mandibular) third molar ( wisdom tooth) removed under general anesthesia. I was under impression that it is routine OPD procedure. So do we really need to be under general anesthesia to get third molar removed?

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    naqeeb16 4 years ago

    Yes I agree with bankscottage. It depend on the situation i.e. degree of tooth impaction and patient's tolerance level. A good Dental Surgeon can easily assess all these things before pulling a tooth hence he chose the type of anesthesia.tooth hence

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