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Arlington Family Dentistry | After Impacted Tooth in Arlington, VA

Dr. Serdar Ozturk, DDS, FAGD
Dr. Richard Koh, DDS, MS


 

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2522 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA 22201

 

2522 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA 22201

Call Us: 703-243-1166

   
Monday & Wednesday: 8am to 5 pm

Tuesday : 10 am to 7 pm      Thursday : 7:30 am to 5pm

Saturday: 8am to 2pm

 

After Impacted Tooth

 

A tooth becomes impacted when there is not enough room to accommodate the space in the dental arch and growth becomes impossible.  After surgery to remove an impacted tooth, mild discomfort and some swelling is expected. This is part of the process and should not alarm you. You may use cold compresses to alleviate the swelling. In addition, your doctor will prescribe pain medication, which should be taken as directed. Patients are also advised to favor the extraction area and modify their diet for a few days to allow for healing.