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Wisdom Teeth Extraction in Sydney – What Patients Should Know in Advance 

Wisdom teeth extraction in Sydney is a procedure necessary for people who have small or severe problems associated with pain etc. caused by the growth or decaying of their wisdom teeth. The procedure is performed under appropriate anesthetic, but there are certain measures and conditions people should be aware of, so that they can be better prepared for this form of mild surgery.

First of all, smokers are advised to stop smoking, and people who are overweight are advised to try to lose some pounds.

People who have blood pressure or heart problems should ask their GPs to check their condition prior to wisdom teeth extraction in Sydney, to be certain that everything is under control.

Women on the pill, or people undergoing hormone replacement therapy should also consult the relevant physicians in order to prevent adverse reactions if their condition is not in the normal ranges.

Immediately before wisdom teeth extraction in Sydney, people should inform the oral surgeon and the nurses about any medications they are on, as well as whether they suffer from allergies to any tablets, medications, or dressings. In the event that they have questions about the procedure, they should ask them and if necessary follow up with more questions to clarify the situations completely.

Prior to wisdom teeth extraction in Sydney patients should be informed that their gums may need to be slightly cut in order to loosen and extract wisdom teeth. Following extraction, gums are stitched with dissolvable stitches.

Finally, patients should be informed that if they have local anesthesia for wisdom teeth extraction in Sydney, they can go back home after the extraction. When general anesthetic is administered, patients need to remain in hospital for a few hours, until the effect of the anesthetic passes away.

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