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Dr Paulo Pinho
  • Dr Pinho is a registered Australian dental surgeon
  • Dr Pinho is a member of the Australian Dental Association
  • Over 20,000 Wisdom Teeth Removed in the past 15 years
  • Impeccable Safety Record
  • Local & General Anaesthesia
  • Dental Sedation
  • No Hidden Costs

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 The third molars, often known as the wisdom teeth, are the last set of teeth to erupt. People usually get them in late teens or early twenties, yet instances of an eruption in late adulthood are common. If these teeth erupt smoothly and without any interruptions, then you can enjoy all your 32. But the problem with these teeth is that in most cases, they do not erupt as it should or are misaligned. As a result, they should be extracted. That’s because the third molars that are misaligned or impacted can damage the adjacent teeth and also your oral health. Keep reading to know more about wisdom teeth.

What problems can Wisdom Teeth cause?

A wisdom tooth that doesn’t have enough space to erupt properly can cause a number of problems. The possibilities are, these teeth may grow impacted. This means that the molars remain intact in the soft tissue and partially erupt or break through the gums.

When they remain partially open, the chances are that bacteria can enter into the tooth and cause infection, leading to the swelling in the jaw, pain and general illness.

Also, when these teeth grow misaligned, it will become difficult to brush or floss, making the tooth prone to tooth decay and gum disease. These teeth can also push the adjacent teeth causing crowding of teeth or affect your bite.

Is there a need for removal of wisdom teeth Sydney

It is not always necessary to remove your third molars. As long as they are not causing problems, you can have them. However, they should be removed if they are impacted or cause crowding. In such cases, if you do not undergo affordable, wisdom teeth removal price Sydney, it will become impacted. Also, if your jaw does not provide space for it to erupt, these teeth will erupt at the wrong angle damaging the neighbouring teeth.

Dentists may advise affordable wisdom teeth removal Sydney at an early stage. This is because as you age, the jawbone becomes harder, which will then make it difficult to remove these teeth.

Symptoms you need to have your wisdom teeth checked:

  • Pain behind molars which can grow with time.
  • Redness, tenderness, swelling, leading to infection
  • Bad taste foul breath
  • Jaw pain and stiffness

The Procedure:

To undergo wisdom teeth removal, initially, you should visit your dentist for a check-up. During which, he will check your wisdom teeth by taking x-rays and enquire your oral and general health history. Then he will schedule the date for the procedure. Note: Wisdom teeth removal is usually performed during an outpatient visit. 

On the day of the procedure, he will admit anaesthesia to ensure you feel no pain during the procedure. Once you are numb, he will:

  • Make a cut in the gum tissue to expose the wisdom tooth and bone.
  • Remove the jawbone that blocks access to the tooth root.
  • Divide the tooth into sections for easy removal.
  • Remove the tooth.
  • Clean the surgical site and remove off any debris from the tooth or bone.
  • Suture the incision to promote healing.
  • Places a piece of gauze over the site to control bleeding and promote blood clot formation.

So, now that you know about your third molars, if you have any symptoms, visit your dentist right away for affordable wisdom teeth removal price Sydney.

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