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I Had My Wisdom Teeth Removed

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    And I got paid $350 for it!

    !!!! Gotta love JeanBrown research!
    emeraldtriangle420 emeraldtriangle420 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 6, 2014

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    Weird request, y'all.

    .. So I collect human teeth. I have teeth from various friends and exes and strangers from the internet, but I need to have more teeth to be a real collection. If anyone gets their wisdom fangs out and wants to donate them to my collection I would be so so grateful! Just ask...
    melanchollie melanchollie 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 23, 2014

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    panthrax00 panthrax00 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 4, 2014

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    bethany444 bethany444 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2014

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    A Miserable Experience

    I had to get my wisdom teeth removed when I was 15. Apparently they were inside the nerves in my gums, and if they were to be pulled, it could affect my nerves and I would lose feeling in my jaw...or something like that. Anyway, I went to get my wisdom teeth checked out and they...
    ABittersweetTragedy ABittersweetTragedy 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 1, 2013

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    Just had 4 of them removed today!

    I feel pretty exhausted, but otherwise, I'm fine. I still miss chewing on good food though; for now, I guess congee will do =/
    RadicallyGreen RadicallyGreen 18-21, F Jul 7, 2014

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    I felt on the verge of exsanguination

    for at least three days after the first got removed a few months ago. I'm now looking for evidence for or against prophylactic extraction of wisdom teeth before I let my dentist touch the other three.
    twelves twelves 22-25 Oct 24, 2014

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    I just had them taken out this morning.

    My two uppers and lower right went famously, no pain once we found out how much aenesthetic to use, no complications. My lower left, however, was a nightmare. It made me wish I'd been sedated. The root of the tooth was touching the IA nerve, and the tooth was impacted and...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 1 Response May 12

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    I have some questions about them,

    first of all when should they start coming in? Also I don't think I have any room at all on my top jaw for them like literally my teeth are as far back as they can go, and second off I cannot feel any non erupted teeth in the back of my lower jaw so I don't know if I even can...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17

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    U2

    I had my wisdom teeth pulled the morning of a U2 concert. I went, mouth stuffed with gauze. The percocet my have interfered with my experience, but it was my most treasured concert experience. I never felt a thing but the joy of the music.
    Mmm Mmm 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 28, 2006

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    All 4

    Happens when you don't go to the dentist for 10+ years.  I use it now as a lesson to my kids that they should always brush their teeth, and need to visit the dentist.
    pilotjess pilotjess 36-40, F Jun 20, 2008

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    2Weird2Function 2Weird2Function 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 13

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    samiaboud9 samiaboud9 16-17, M Oct 10, 2014

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    Removal Of My Teeth

    I have read a couple of stories on here about having your wisdom teeth being removed and how it is not so bad. I beg to differ. When I was 19 my dentist told me that all four of my wisdom teeth were growing in sideways and were starting to run into my molars! They would all...
    Blueeyedaquarian Blueeyedaquarian 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 11, 2010

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    NOTHING to Worry About!

    there are 2 parts to this story and a happy ending, so don't freak out after reading the first part! also, my wisdom teeth were slightly impacted, and i'm also in moderate health and had them out at 22 ok, so my first attempt of having my wisdom teeth out didn't go so well i...
    osme osme 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3, 2008

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    SomethingAboutFigureSkating SomethingAboutFigureSkating 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 1

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    My Wisdom Teeth Experience...

    Having your wisdom teeth removed in the near future?  Feeling a little anxious or uneasy about the procedure?  I felt the same way too.  Now that the procedure is over, I thought I'd share my experience with you... maybe it will help? I had my wisdom teeth removed...
    JGarner26 JGarner26 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 29, 2007

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    A Big Gaping Hole

    On Apr.2 this year I got the upper 2 wisdom teeth removed. He pulled them right out with his plier things, no probs. I begged the dentist to stitch them up and he complied. The first day I drank some broth, then went to bed. The next day I ate mashed potatoes and the third I was...
    Sioko Sioko 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 19, 2007

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    It Is Done...

    24 hours into recovery for having all 4 pulled under local anesthetic. All in all the hype had me way more terrified then was really necessary. Granted I seem to have a decent pain tolerance and I usually tend to heal quickly. Aside from the interesting noises of the procedure...
    LordChronicus LordChronicus 22-25, M May 26, 2013

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    Whoo~ That was super easy.

    The worst part was probably going there. I was very nervous and had to go into the surgical room all by myself. It was a little scary. They gave me laughing gas and let me relax a little bit. Once I was relaxed my doctor came in, greeted me, asked me if I took my meds and if I...
    the1undonly the1undonly 18-21, M Jun 26, 2014

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    Got 3 taken out today.

    I was shaking like a heroin addict in withdrawal in the waiting room because I was only getting them done with a local anesthetic. I'm happy to report it went great. The doctor took literally 30-45 seconds to pull out all 3! No pain, just pressure of course. I could definitely...
    KelseyRo KelseyRo 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    the Race

    I'd say I was about 16 when I got my wisdom teeth removed. My father was retired military, and my brothers free medical benefits were just about to run out due to his age, so they figured they'd go ahead and get them removed now so he wouldn't have to pay later. And hey, one...
    lefty lefty 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2006

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    I had 4 of my Wisdom teeth removed about a

    month ago, and honestly, it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. I chose to be put under, as oppose to being just numbed up. For two reasons: 1. Apparently they were going to be sawing through my gums, to get two of the teeth out, and I didn't really want to be awake for that...
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M Jan 6, 2014

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    I just got them extracted today.

    When they tried to put me to sleep, it didn't work. I couldn't feel a thing, but I was totally conscious. I kept asking the surgeons questions about what they were doing, haha. As of right now, the local anesthesia has wore off, and it's pretty painful.
    leggyshay leggyshay 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    All 4 At Once

    I had been putting this off for months and finally one of them got infected so I had no choice, it was time to get my wisdom teeth pulled.  I went the route of having an oral surgeon knock me out and pull them out.  It didnt hurt much, I didnt swell up.  It is just...
    Shad0wM Shad0wM 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 10, 2006

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    http://footstepsintheforest.

    weebly.com/balloons-or-anchors/category/wisdom-teeth I just had mine removed two days ago. I wrote my story On my blog, I wrote a very detailed account of my experience. If you're interested check it out. :) I am updating it each day
    Gainingsmileslosingweight Gainingsmileslosingweight 18-21, F Jun 28, 2014

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    Had my wisdom teeth out a week ago today,

    and let me tell you. The 2nd night I begged to go the hospital but ended up not. One of the most painful things and it was really overcrowding my teeth. I am still swollen and can't fully chew right now. But once I am healed I know I will be thankful.
    purplesupernova purplesupernova 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 14, 2014

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    Had my wisdom teeth removed,

    oral surgeon broke my jaw in the process. It was terrible. My jaw will always have problems because of it.
    ke2717 ke2717 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 9, 2014

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    Wisdom Teeth Extraction

    Well I had all four wisdom teeth out 2 days ago (April 25th 2007), the days before the surgery I was really nervous and really scared of having a dry socket. I was put to sleep for the operation when I came around I did feel abit of pain but it was managable. When I...
    Rogersung Rogersung 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 27, 2007

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    Dear teeth, Tomorrow we are going on an

    incredible journey. Three of you are going to die in a agonising death while I lay fast alseep unable to help you. Please remain collected with your feelings it's for the best. You see for the past couple years you have been ruining everyone's lives by taking up all the room...
    BeautyTrigger BeautyTrigger 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    Was sedated but remember everything

    so clearly! Even crying and screaming when one on my top right took an extra tug on to come out! I remember hearing the Dr say "she's already had (so many) mls, she shouldn't be feeling anything!"
    Whinny00 Whinny00 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2014

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    I got all four of my wisdom teeth pulled at

    once with just heavy freezing and it wasn't to bad at all. I was in quite a bit of pain for a day then all good until I noticed I had another tooth coming in a year later, turns out I had six wisdom teeth! Two little baby uppers had to get pulled after I had all four pulled...
    Rawr1807 Rawr1807 22-25, F Feb 11, 2014

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    I've had all four of mine removed

    and geez... It was a horrible experience that I am glad I don't have to deal with again. My wisdom teeth had to crushed in order for them to extracted and it was suppose to be a hour and a half procedure, but that wasn't the case. It took nearly three hours to do and when I got...
    AnimusOwen AnimusOwen 18-21, F Jun 4

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    I look like a blowfish,

    my mouth's numb and sore. Mmph. :(
    ChiMasta ChiMasta 16-17, F Aug 12, 2014

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    Hooray For Gaping Wounds In My Face!

    Never thought you'd hear someone shout for joy about having deep, bloodless pits of agony carved in their jawline, did you?  Well, I can tell you that my ninja-of-the-mouth dentist is getting tired of hearing about it.  (I had quite a morbid fascination with the bits of...
    NotWilliamShatner NotWilliamShatner 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 10, 2006

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    Randomology Randomology 41-45, F Mar 5, 2014

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    Try getting your tonsils out at 33 years old!

    ! Holy mother *#%ucker!! I lived off chloraseptic for a month after!!!
    hawaiian2014 hawaiian2014 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2014

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    It was April 10, 2013.

    I was 18. I wasn't really afraid. But I was some-what when the minor surgery was over. The reason being that I have absolutely no recollection of being led out of the surgery room and out into the hallway and across the hall to the recovery room. I've never experienced something...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 2

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    This Story Should Calm Anyone's Fears :-)

    First of all, I'm terrified of needles. I always pass out when I get shots, and naturally have Hyperalgesia which is an extremely acute sense of pain. So, just like whoever is reading this, I too searched far and wide on the Internet for others' stories because I was so...
    Nasaplt Nasaplt 18-21 3 Responses Jan 6, 2010

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    I had my wisdom teeth removed 2 days ago on

    Tuesday and by far one of my worst teeth extractions EVER!
    ZeldaGuardian95 ZeldaGuardian95 18-21, T 1 Response Apr 17, 2014

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    I had all four removed

    as a kid :-o
    Roz2014 Roz2014 41-45, F Nov 12, 2014

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    Advice For Those That Believe the Bad Hype!

    I had all four wisdom teeth removed yesterday. I'm not feeling great yet, but I'm sharing my experience, because I really had a lot of anxiety before having the procedure done. I read countless accounts on the web and really spooked myself out. There are three things you can do...
    objectLIttleA objectLIttleA 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2008

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    Well, I got my right wisdom tooth extracted

    today and it feels like crap! My anaesthesia's effect are worn off and this hurts like hell! I can hardly eat, drink and talk! This sucks so much! booo ????
    exhuberantviolet exhuberantviolet 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    FireQueen10 FireQueen10 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I got a wisdom tooth pulled today.

    when i was waking up i was so outta it. I asked the lady there if she wanted to come over and have a "sexy time" then i told her she has a nice ***. hahaha im screwd up...
    copenhagenkyle copenhagenkyle 18-21, M May 8

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    I got all 4 of mine out.

    I was anxious at first, but once they sedated me, it was easy from there of course. two of my teeth, the top I'm guessing since they were coming in, popped right out, but the bottom two had to be broken in half. first two days I kept up on my pain medicine and didn't feel much...
    raziel1687 raziel1687 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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