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Wisdom Teeth

We Solve Wisdom Teeth Problems, Quickly

Wisdom teeth can present a variety of issues requiring treatment. If wisdom teeth are not causing any problems, it is usually recommended that they be monitored on a regular basis with x-rays to check for changes in their position. If an issue is identified, the dentist may recommend extraction of the wisdom teeth. The most common technique for removing wisdom teeth is surgery, which may involve cutting the gums and bone to remove the tooth or parts of it.

In some cases, wisdom teeth can be treated with orthodontic procedures such as braces rather than being extracted. This approach can be used to move the third molars into proper position and prevent impaction.

In general, wisdom teeth removal is an important procedure to maintain dental health. It can prevent the development of severe problems that can be difficult to treat such as infection or damage to nearby teeth.

How we fix wisdom teeth issues

The wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt around the ages of 17-25. By this point there may not be sufficient space in your mouth. This can cause an issue with the eruption and the wisdom teeth may push into their neighbours and your jaw causing discomfort, infection and pain.

In many cases no, but in some there are alternatives. Depending on the state and position of the wisdom teeth we can use braces to reposition the teeth to prevent the wisdom teeth from pressing into its neighbours and causing discomfort.

The wisdom tooth extraction process can vary depending on the individual and the severity of the issue, but it typically involves a dentist extracting the tooth using special tools. The area around the tooth will be numbed with an anesthetic, and then the dentist will use a small tool to loosen and extract the tooth. There may be some minor bleeding and swelling after the procedure, but this should subside within a few days.

You may want to stick to soft foods for a few days after your wisdom tooth extraction. Some good ideas include soup, yogurt, ice cream, and applesauce. You'll also want to avoid drinking through a straw for the first few days, as this can dislodge the blood clot that's formed in the socket and delay the healing process.

We try make the process as comfortable as possible. Before extraction, we map out the roots with an X-Ray so we know where we're going. Then we numb the entire area with anaesthetic local injections. You will feel some pressure during the extraction but not any scream out loud pain. After your tooth is out we'll give you some pain medication to keep things level.