Wisdom Teeth Removal With EXPAREL® for Individuals in Lutz, FL
Non-opioid wisdom teeth removal is something the team at Tampa Surgical Arts offers to our patients in Lutz, Florida, and throughout the Tampa Bay area. In fact, our renowned oral surgeon, Dr. Manik S. Bedi, is one of the few specialists in the area that can offer a truly opioid-free oral surgery experience. You can receive non-opioid sedation during your procedure, and we can also administer EXPAREL® at the end of it. EXPAREL is a long-acting local anesthetic that provides up to 72 hours of pain relief to reduce or even eliminate the need for narcotic pain medication.
What to Expect During Your Wisdom Teeth Removal
These days, wisdom teeth removal almost feels like a rite of passage for teenagers and young adults. That’s because wisdom teeth typically emerge in the mid-to-late teen years and typically always need to be removed since the jaw cannot accommodate them.
During your wisdom teeth removal, you will be sedated for your comfort and then the teeth will be extracted. In most cases, all four wisdom teeth can be extracted during one procedure. Once the teeth have been removed, the wounds will be closed up with dissolvable sutures.
Recovering From Wisdom Teeth Removal
Everyone loves to talk about their own recovery story after wisdom teeth removal, but the truth is that recovery looks different for everyone and it all depends on how well you take care of your mouth afterward. Take time to rest after the procedure and use ice packs to reduce the swelling. Gently rinsing your mouth with salt water frequently (at least five times a day) 24 hours following your wisdom teeth removal will be especially important to stave off infection.
What’s more, at Tampa Surgical Arts, we’re always going the extra mile to make the post-operative period as comfortable as possible for our patients. After your wisdom teeth removal, you’ll have the option to indulge in a healthy, tasty smoothie that aids in the recovery process. We offer the Odessa Delight (oranges, peaches, and mango), the Tampa Bay Colada (pineapple and banana), and Bedi’s Best (banana and almond butter), all of which are vegan friendly!
To learn more about non-opioid wisdom teeth removal from Tampa Surgical Arts, contact us today. We serve individuals throughout the Lutz, FL, area.