Wisdom Teeth Removal

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Wisdom Teeth Removal

Our backside teeth are called as the third molars; most people have four of these, two above and two below. They are the final teeth to erupt in the mouth, normally arise in the period of age between 16 and 23, so the famous word wisdom teeth. Not necessarily all the people have wisdom teeth; it is likely that individual is born without any or less than four. Many of us have adequate space in mouth for wisdom teeth to erupt and in this situation wisdom teeth work same as our other molars and will not need any treatment.

How do I recognize whether my Wisdom Teeth require to be removed?

If there is not enough gum space for normal eruption than wisdom teeth gets impacted. Impacted wisdom teeth are one that emerges at an angle or does not fully come up from gum line. The gum nearby that tooth can get swollen and painful, and in some instances being infected. Swollen and bleeding gums, Pain and swelling nearby the jaw, Bad breath, Headache and jaw ache, which are the symptoms of impacted wisdom teeth. If not treated, wisdom teeth could become the reason of serious issues such as dental decay or damage to nearby teeth. Despite that, impacted wisdom teeth do not always indicate any symptoms, so you might not recognize you have wisdom teeth that are impacted. The simpler approach to recognize whether you require your wisdom teeth extracted is to go to your dentist for an examination. Once your dental and medical history have examined, you will have an X-ray to evaluate the position and angulation of your wisdom teeth.

Why Wisdom Teeth require to be Removed

Not all requires having their wisdom teeth removed. Wisdom teeth only require to be removed if they are impacted and that impaction has resulted in other issues. You may experience pain in the upper or lower jaw which is the early signs that your wisdom teeth creating problems. You may feel pressure in rear side of mouth. Apart from that, gum tissue nearby erupting wisdom tooth becomes sensitive and inflamed. Another possible cause to have your wisdom teeth removed is when you get ready for orthodontic treatment. If you are taking orthodontic treatment, your orthodontist may advise having your wisdom teeth removed in advance. Making more space for the rest of teeth to shift, removal will make sure that your accomplished treatment will not be weaken if your wisdom teeth come through subsequently.

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When Should Wisdom Teeth be removed?

It is well known that after the removal of wisdom teeth, young adult’s feels less pain and swelling after-operation compared to older adults. Hence, if it is confirm that your wisdom teeth are causing the problems, your dentist will normally suggest that you should have them remove soon rather than late.

How to Prepare for Wisdom Tooth Removal

The duration of the treatment is based on number of wisdom teeth needs to be removing and also depends on complexity of removal. Prior to your wisdom teeth removal, an anaesthetic is given. Hence certain cautions are issued. Prior to receive removal procedure, your clinician will plan how to prepare. You must eat nothing at night prior to procedure, and you should avoid alcohol before obtaining anaesthetic. You will require accompany  of anybody who can return back you at home later, and to take care you for  24 hours if your procedure has been performed under sedation or general anaesthetic. We also suggest you have someone take you home if you have the procedure in-chair with local anaesthetic.

Risk related with Wisdom Tooth Removal

Like all surgical procedures, there are risks related with wisdom teeth removal and these normally rely on if a tooth being removed is covered by gum tissue or is particularly difficult to access. Your particular risk will be talk over thoroughly at the time of consultation with our clinicians. One unusual complexity is called as dry socket. This happens when a blood clot has failed to form in the extracted tooth socket, or the blood clot has been removed. Dry socket typically happens following three or four days the removal. Pain and a foul mouth odour will accompany a dry socket. Other likely complication is injury of lower jaw nerves by the extraction of lower wisdom teeth. This can produce an uncommon sensation in the lips, tongue or gum nearby the treated area.

What should I expect following the wisdom teeth removal?

Bleeding and some discomfort are general following wisdom teeth removal and recovery time after procedure is based on complexity of case. If it is a simple removal you can return to routine life the next day, but if it is more complex your recovery time could be maximum a week. Pain medication can be taken to relieve from discomfort.

Choose Total Care Dental for Wisdom Teeth Removal

Total Care Dental offers convenience by our general and specialists dentists for our patients, all within same practice. For any treatment with regard to your wisdom teeth you can begin consultation with one of our general dentists, and then, if require, our specialist oral & maxillofacial surgeon are ready to conduct the procedure. With skilled team, and a visually beautiful and serene practice, we offer our patients with the top quality care and comfortable surroundings in which to undergo wisdom tooth removal. If you are feeling symptoms associated with wisdom teeth, you should plan appointment today. The early you can get examined by dentist the earlier you will be able to stop further damage to your teeth. Call us on (02) 4207 3121 today to schedule a full dental exam and inspection of your wisdom teeth.

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