Wisdom Teeth?

Discussion in 'Naval Academy - USNA' started by MMMom, Jun 28, 2012.

  1. MMMom

    MMMom 5-Year Member

    Nov 17, 2011
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    DS needs to have wisdom teeth removed and the best time would be this summer, but I strongly suspect he may get the go ahead for his DODMERB physical very soon. I don't now how fast those get scheduled once they get the OK to schedule the appointment. I'm wondering if he is recovering from oral surgery would that be a problem when he does the physical, in which case should we wait to do the surgery over the Christmas break?
  2. usna1985

    usna1985 10-Year Member

    Jun 9, 2006
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    First . . . the qualifiers . . . I'm not a dentist and don't work for DODMERB.

    I would think he'd be "recovered" in a matter of days. Thus, unless he plans on taking his physical the week of the surgery, it really shouldn't be an issue.

    Worst case, he'd need to have his dentist/oral surgeon submit paperwork that he was fully recovered. That shouldn't be a problem with wisdom teeth removal.

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