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Now about 95 percent of dentists and oral surgeons prescribe hydrocodone or oxycodone for patients undergoing painful procedures, such as wisdom tooth extraction.
But Hernandez last pitched on March 11 before having a wisdom tooth pulled.
Hernandez, who missed more than 10 days after having a wisdom tooth extracted, returned to the mound Saturday for a 20-pitch bullpen session.
Hernandez was mentioned as a potential starting rotation candidate in spring training, but suffered a setback due to an infection stemming from a wisdom tooth extraction.
Blake Pieroni had two wisdom teeth extracted two days after the conclusion of the NCAA Championship.
Dua Lipa has canceled a string of shows on her current tour of Australia due to wisdom teeth troubles that require immediate surgery.
In many dental cases involving opioids, dentists prescribe Vicodin or Percocet for short-term pain from procedures including removing wisdom teeth and other tooth extractions, root canal work, or dental implants.
Right-hander Elieser Hernandez, a Rule 5 draftee, has impressed but will start the season on the disabled list after missing the past week while recovering from the removal of a wisdom tooth that has left the right side of his face swollen.
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WISDOM TOOTH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wisdom tooth for English Language Learners
: one of four large teeth in the back of your mouth that do not appear until you are an adult
WISDOM TOOTH Defined for Kids
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