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  • Dr Pinho is a member of the Australian Dental Association
  • Over 20,000 Wisdom Teeth Removed in the past 15 years
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Wisdom teeth removal is a standard dental procedure for removing patients' third molars. Third molars are nothing but the last teeth in the mouth located at the very back of the upper and lower jaws. Wisdom teeth usually erupt between the ages of 17 and 25. However, it differs for individuals. The wisdom teeth can cause significant oral problems, and it is advised to get affordable wisdom teeth removal cost Melbourne as early as possible if your dentist finds an issue. It is vital to know the facts about wisdom teeth and how to care for them.

Wisdom Teeth can cause many problems:

Many people suffer from impacted wisdom teeth that don’t have sufficient space to erupt in the mouth. Listed below are some of the issues caused by wisdom teeth. 

  • Wisdom teeth erupt through the gums, causing a flap that traps germs. 
  • If the jaw line is too small for the third molars to erupt appropriately, they can become impacted within the jawbone, unable to break through it.
  • An impacted tooth can damage other teeth and cause cysts or infections.

Wisdom teeth removal Melbourne can prevent problems from occurring: 

Dentists also suggest getting wisdom teeth removal to avoid: 

  • Impaction of wisdom teeth in the jaw
  • Crowding of teeth resulting in requiring orthodontic treatment 
  • Gum disease as a result of tooth decay in the wisdom teeth

Wisdom Teeth removal is a surgical procedure:

Your dentist can extract your wisdom teeth in his office. Some patients might have it done in the hospital if the surgery is considered high risk. Here is step by step guide on wisdom teeth removal procedure. 

  • At first, you will be given anesthesia to numb the surgical area. If several teeth are to be removed or if you are anxious about the procedure, general anesthesia might be suggested. 
  • The dentist will cut open the gum tissues and remove the bone covering the wisdom tooth after the area is completely numb. The connecting tissues between the bone and tooth will be removed, and the wisdom teeth will be taken out. 
  • The dentist was suture the surgical area, which will dissolve in a few days following the procedure.

It takes a few days to recover after getting affordable wisdom teeth removal cost Melbourne:

Recovery after removal of wisdom teeth Melbourne can last some days for most patients. The dentist will prescribe medications like pain killers to relieve the pain. Here are some aftercare tips to promote healing:

  • Don't bite your tongue or inside of your mouth. 
  • Change the gauze placed in the surgical site periodically.
  • Place an ice pack on your cheek for every 15 minutes for the first day after the procedure. 
  • Eat soft foods and soups and avoid using a straw. 
  • Prop up your head with pillows, make sure you do not lie down flat. 
  • Don't engage yourself in heavy physical activities. 

Talk to your dentist and make informed decisions about wisdom teeth removal.

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