On Wednesday, I had my remaining three wisdom teeth removed. The surgery went well, and wasn't at all traumatizing. There were some tense moments, but I just kept reminding myself to relax and breathe. Didn’t feel any significant pain at all, just a couple of minor pinches when the surgeon was injecting the freezing.
The top two teeth came out very easily – it took less than 10 seconds each – but the lower one was a bit more complicated, as expected. The surgeon made an incision in the gum, separated the roots by sawing the tooth in half, then extracted both sides.
I got my Tylenol 3 prescription filled after the operation and came home to take it easy. Recovery hasn't been too bad – especially with the powerful pain killers they provide – but I do find I'm always hungry. It's hard to get full when you're restricted to soft foods. I had Ron pick up a rice porridge (congee) from Chinatown for dinner last night, but I still woke up starving at 5:30 this morning.
I'm going to try to take some more solid food tonight. We'll see how it goes.