Most people find that they need to take at least a day or two from work so that they have enough time to recover from the procedure.
It is essential that you give your teeth enough time to recover. You should let your employer know that you are having your wisdom tooth removed so that you can make adequate preparations in case you need to take time off work.
For further medical opinion on returning to work after wisdom tooth extraction read this post, written by the Royal College of Surgeons.
What can I do to reduce the amount of time I need off work?
You shouldn't rush your recovery as going back to work earlier when you are in pain can be a horrible experience.
Some people find that if they take the time to recover and let their wisdom teeth heal their teeth recover quicker and they are able to work efficiently.
Following essential recovery tips such as the ones detailed in this video are simple ways that may help your wisdom teeth recover quicker.