When it comes to oral surgery, pain relief is a top priority. After the local anesthesia has worn off, you should start taking pain medications. For moderate pain, Tylenol or Extra Strength Tylenol can be taken every 3-4 hours. Alternatively, Ibuprofen (Advil or Motrin) can be taken instead.
Dr. Allen is an experienced oral and maxillofacial surgeon with over 60 years of combined experience in the field. He specializes in a wide range of treatments, from oral pathology to wisdom tooth extraction.