Wisdom teeth may be impacted and lead to dental pain.
A teeth and mouth exam can be done to know the cause of your issue. Your dentist may do some assessments like:
If it is difficult to treat your impacted wisdom teeth, or you have health conditions that may raise your risk of surgery, your dentist may probably refer you to an oral surgeon for appropriate treatment.
Wisdom teeth that are affected without symptoms are called asymptomatic wisdom teeth. Not all dentists agree on the subject of managing asymptomatic wisdom teeth. Even studies on this dental problem reveal an equal standing on opposing strategies.
If you’re experiencing pain or other issues with problematic wisdom teeth, you may need surgery to remove them.
The wisdom tooth is removed when there’s gum disease or infection, cysts, tooth decay or the surrounding teeth are harmed by the wisdom teeth.
Removing wisdom teeth is a same-day procedure, and patients go home after extraction. The process involves:
After surgery, patients may experience common side effects (pain, bleeding, etc.) to rare side effects (infection, painful dry sockets, etc.).
Anxiety and discomfort are common problems patients have with tooth extraction. But not getting it done will be dangerous. Speak with your dentist for support to alleviate anxiety and pain.
Contact your dentist for symptoms of impacted wisdom teeth. Expect questions from your dentist like:
If you have impacted wisdom teeth, visit Smile Clinic London and our experienced dentist will be glad to proffer a suitable treatment method.
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