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tatervol
Tennessee Fan
Lexington, TN
Member since Nov 2008
1531 posts

wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?

Just found out I am going to need all four of my wisdom teeth cut out the dentist told me I could have it done in his office under local injection or go somewhere else and pay twice as much to be put to sleep.

Ot I need ypur advice and experiences please


LSU lilly
LSU Fan
Member since Aug 2010
8959 posts

re: wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?
I had all 4 cut out and was put to sleep. Definitely, definitely do this.

If you had to have them pulled, I'd suggest local.


Jed Zeppelin
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Maurice
Member since Feb 2010
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re: wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?
Have em put you to sleep tat. Tell them to wake you up in two weeks.

J/K, but good luck.


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junkfunky
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Member since Jan 2011
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re: wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?
General is always the answer unless you're concerned with cost. Get happy.


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iheartlsu
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Member since Sep 2005
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re: wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?
I had general done. Was out quick


Swifty
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948 posts

re: wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?
If you have all four removed, general.


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tigerinthebueche
LSU Fan
Erwinville, LA.
Member since Oct 2010
10569 posts

re: wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?
if impacted and requiring surgery- general anesthesia.

if simply pulling them out- local


Catch22
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Atlanta
Member since Jul 2006
238 posts

re: wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?
General.


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Redneck part of Florida
Member since Nov 2010
11848 posts

re: wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?
I went with general. I couldn't imagine getting all four out with a local. My insurance picked up a good bit of it and it wasn't that much more than having a local.


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BigAppleTiger
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New York City
Member since Dec 2008
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re: wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?
I just had all four(impacted) taken out two weeks ago. I had local done. It was not a matter of cost, but the fact that I don't want to go under general anesthesia unless I absolutely have to. The first night after surgery was rough, but relatively pain free with only discomfort afterwards. Percocet was my friend.
This post was edited on 11/15 at 1:33 pm


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HeadyMurphey
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Los Santos
Member since Jan 2008
16046 posts

re: wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?
I had all four impacted and only got local. Didn't feel a thing. Don't be a puss


fymbah
USA Fan
Fort Worth
Member since Oct 2011
575 posts

re: wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?
Go to sleep or I will put you to sleep

BEST SURGERY EVER


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tatervol
Tennessee Fan
Lexington, TN
Member since Nov 2008
1531 posts

re: wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?
He said mine would be easy to take out.. I'm thinking local and not be a puss I hope I don't regret this lol


Black
Oklahoma State Fan
My own little world
Member since Jul 2009
21614 posts

re: wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?
I had the knock me out. Best. Sleep. Evaaaarrrrr!!!!.


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bbap
Indiana Fan
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Feb 2006
85862 posts

re: wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?
everyone is different really. i was in agony for at least 3 days afterwards. i had general.


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Alatgr
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Member since Sep 2005
16354 posts

re: wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?
I didn't have a choice and had them done two at a time under local. So not only did I get to be awake and watch the dentist brace his foot on the chair while he yanked the first two out, while I recovered from the first two being jerked from my skull, I got to enjoy the delicious anticipation of knowing I would be going through the same shite all over again in just a few short weeks.


BigAppleTiger
LSU Fan
New York City
Member since Dec 2008
7104 posts

re: wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?
quote:

I didn't have a choice and had them done two at a time under local.


Why didn't you have a choice? I couldn't imagine doing them two at a time.


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Dandy Lion
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re: wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?
quote:

I had all 4 cut out and was put to sleep.
Yep.


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shiftworker
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LP
Member since Dec 2011
2794 posts

re: wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?
Have them put you under. TRUST ME!

I had all 4 removed (two cut out and 2 pulled) while I was in the Army under local anesthesia with a demerol drip. As soon as the scalpel hit my gums I felt everything they did. I was soaked with sweat within 5 mins. The worst experience of my life.


tigersownall
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re: wisdom teeth surgery general anesthesia or local?
This thread just reminded me mine have to come out.


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