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Planned surgery for wisdom tooth removal. Had dislocated the jaw in the past resulting in popping on widely opening the mouth. Will it cause complications during surgery?

I m going for surgery to get my wisdom teeth removed. I know I m going to be given conscious sedation for it. However, about 6 months ago I dislocated my jaw & ever since my jaw can pop out of place very easily from opening my mouth too wide or by yawning. I m nervous that my jaw is going to dislocate again because of the surgery. Is this true? Should I be prepared to rush to Emergency after my surgery?
Asked On : Fri, 13 Jul 2012
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hi..the wisdom tooth you are going to get removed is situated nearby the angle of mandible there is more chance of jaw dislocation during removal of should inform your oral surgeon about this before the tooth is removing.then your doctor can take care of the jaw,while removing teeth...thank you..try not to open your mouth so widely as far as possible...thank you...
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