Schedule Removal of Wisdom Tooth

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When considering the removal of wisdom teeth, one cannot help but wonder when would be the best time to schedule the surgery. Not only the date for the surgery needs to be taken into consideration but also the recovery time. Firstly, a comprehensive dental examination should be performed to determine if a referral to an oral surgeon for further evaluation …

Possible Complications After The Removal Of Wisdom Teeth

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The removal of wisdom teeth is one of the most common procedures performed in dentistry on a daily basis. While most people will undergo this surgical procedure and do very well, a few people may suffer complications. Severe complications are rare. Following your oral surgeon’s post-operative instructions is the best way to prevent them. Pain: Any surgical procedure comes with …

Anesthesia Options for Oral Surgery

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Once you know you need to have your wisdom teeth removed, you may feel fearful or anxious. A lot of questions may arise, including “Will I feel any pain and what can be done to control my discomfort and anxiety?”, so here are a few things you should know about your options in local anesthesia and sedation: Local Anesthesia As …

Complications of Non Removed Wisdom Teeth

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It’s best to have wisdom teeth removed in early adulthood, if necessary. For those who wait until an older age, the risks and complications associated with wisdom tooth removal are more likely to increase. Complications of Non Removed Wisdom Teeth First we must explain the complications that can result if wisdom teeth are not removed. The problems include: Impacted teeth. …

Common Issues With Wisdom Teeth

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If you are experiencing continuous throbbing or severe pain from any tooth, that is a sign of an abscess. Wisdom teeth are particularly susceptible to abscesses because of their location. It is very difficult to keep the rearmost portion of the jaw clear of bacteria, especially when the wisdom teeth are partially erupted. Patients faced with an infection of one …

Why Are Wisdom Teeth Problematic?

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While most people believe that wisdom teeth removal is a necessity, not every patient has to have his wisdom teeth removed. The reason that most dentists suggest having your wisdom teeth removed at an early age is because they are known for causing serious problems when they are fully formed. By removing them before the issues develop, you have one …

When Wisdom Teeth Should Come Out?

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Patients pursue orthodontic treatment because they want to improve the appearance of their smiles. However, leaving your wisdom teeth in place can sometimes limit your ability to reach this goal. Depending on the age at which you begin orthodontic treatment, wisdom teeth extraction may be recommended if they will cause any issues. When Wisdom Teeth Should Come Out Myths aside, …

Foods to Eat and Avoid After Wisdom Teeth Removal

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What you eat following wisdom teeth extraction can have a big impact on how you feel during your recovery. While you can expect to be sore and maybe swollen following oral surgery, most patients do not experience high levels of pain after their extractions. Our office will provide detailed instructions about dietary restrictions and foods to avoid during your recovery …

Wisdom Teeth and Pericoronitis

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For many people, getting their wisdom teeth removed is a pretty painless, simple process. But, there are a few cases when wisdom teeth removal is performed not as a preventative measure, but because of a severe, unpleasant infection. A condition called pericoronitis can develop when the gum tissue around the wisdom teeth become infected and inflamed. Although treatable, the condition …

Why Remove Wisdom Teeth?

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Do Your Wisdom Teeth Need to be Removed? Wisdom teeth are usually are removed between the ages of 17-25. Some people put off this procedure or do not have it done at all because of fear, or they think it is not necessary. What Are Wisdom Teeth, And Why Remove Them? Wisdom teeth are referred to as third molars that …