Wisdom teeth appears generally in the age of 18+. It got its nickname as the person reaches the “age of discretion”. In about 9 out of 10 people at least one wisdom tooth is partially or completely covered by the gum.
Wisdom teeth commonly affect other teeth as they develop, becoming impacted or “coming in sideways.” They are often extracted when this occurs.
Wisdom teeth may cause pain, swelling and damage to neighboring teeth (in milder cases) until the formation of cysts or even tumors. The damage appears only when the situation is very serious.
What occurs after the extraction of wisdom teeth?
Generally patients feel slight pain and swelling in the affected area. The post-care is advised by the dentist and dietary can reduce the discomfort caused by the surgery.
Our Clinic is specialized in extracting wisdom tooth. The operation is made quickly under local anesthesia with fully sterile and safe technique that ensures the post-operative condition with minimal discomfort.
When to extract the wisdom teeth?
One of the keys to proper treatment is carefully examined dental x-rays. The surgeon can tell if the tooth can cause problems in the future development and therefore it is recommend to remove before the tooth has reached the final maturation. The extraction in young patients is much easier because the roots of the tooth are not yet developed and the bone surrounding the tooth is less dense.