Wisdom teeth can cause pain, discomfort and long-term impact if not removed professionally. Although oral surgery sounds like a big deal, it’s often needed in order to extract wisdom teeth in a safe and effective way.
Why do Wisdom teeth need to be removed?
Your dentist will recommend wisdom tooth removal when…
- There isn’t enough space in the back of your mouth to accommodate new teeth.
- Your wisdom teeth are tricky to reach when cleaning, leading to infection.
- If your wisdom teeth are impacted, causing your other teeth to move.
What does the procedure involve?
Wisdom teeth extraction methods vary depending on your condition. Some wisdom teeth removals can be very simple, with your dentist performing the extraction in-practice with the use of local anaesthetic. If your wisdom teeth condition is slightly more complicated, for example, if your teeth are impacted, you may be referred to a specialist to have them surgically removed.
If you’re concerned about the state of your wisdom teeth or they’re causing you discomfort, speak with your dentist who will work with you to decide on the best wisdom teeth removal option for you.
For your convenience, Primary Dental offers extended appointment hours during the week as well as on Saturday.