Wisdom Teeth: Frequently Asked Questions

Wisdom Teeth FAQ


Does everyone have to get his or her wisdom teeth removed?

When is the best time to get wisdom teeth removed?

Do all four teeth have to be pulled?

Is it true that the surgery takes less than an hour?

How long does recovery take after wisdom teeth removal?

Does it hurt to have your wisdom teeth removed?

Will I be awake for the extraction?

What does “impacted” mean?

What is “dry socket”?

If you have any questions or concerns about an upcoming wisdom tooth appointment, we urge you to give us a call – let us set your mind at ease.

For more information about wisdom teeth or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Katayev, call our office in New York, NY at New York Office Phone Number 212-905-0081 or