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We have all known somebody or have had a personal experience with wisdom teeth pain. It can be an excruciating problem, with many of us not having space in our mouths to accommodate emerging wisdom teeth. In this situation a wisdom tooth can get stuck against another tooth and grow at an angle under the gum, which is called an impacted wisdom tooth.


Of course the most obvious course of action is to contact a dentist or an oral surgeon to make an appointment, but in the meantime here are some simple ways to help relieve pain and swelling at home.


An ice pack held on the outside of the cheek (or cheeks if you are especially unlucky!) where the pain is occurring can be beneficial. Simply purchase an ice pack from your local chemist, or wrap a pack of frozen vegetables or some ice in a tea towel and apply for 20 minutes, remove for the same amount of time and repeat as needed. This will help to reduce swelling and numb the pain caused by your wisdom teeth.


Rinsing your mouth out with warm salt water throughout the day can also bring relief when dealing with wisdom teeth pain. Salt water helps by killing bacteria and reducing inflammation. If the pain is not too bad, rinse with salt water 1-2 times per day, or if you are really struggling with bad pain rinse every 2-3 hours. Just dissolve half a teaspoon of salt in 250ml of warm water for each rinse.


You can also try an over-the-counter medicine to help relieve pain, such as Bonjela teething gel, ibuprofen or aspirin.


At the end of the day all of these options will help with wisdom teeth pain, but are only short-term solutions that treat the symptoms but don’t completely resolve the issue. It is important that if you start to experience any pain from emerging wisdom teeth that you speak to a dentist or an oral surgeon. If you are in the Sydney area, contact The Wisdom Teeth Professionals for a reputable and professional oral surgeon in Sydney who will advise you if extraction is necessary. Don’t keep living with the pain and risking further complications!

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What is a Wisdom Tooth Removal?

Third molars or wisdom teeth are the last permanent teeth to appear in the mouth. Usually, these teeth appear in the middle of the ages between 17 and 25. Wisdom teeth removal in Sydney  is the procedure of removing your problematic wisdom teeth. Oftentimes, the mouth won’t have enough space for your wisdom teeth growth, which causes infection, pain, and other dental problems. So, you need to have it pulled as soon as possible. Our dentist and oral surgeon recommend having wisdom teeth removal in Sydney even if your wisdom tooth is not currently causing problems, to prevent potential future problems.

Problematic Wisdom Tooth

  1. The wisdom teeth stay trapped within the jawbone, while its growing
  2. Grow at an angle of the other teeth and "lying down" within the jawbone
  3. The Wisdom teeth grow at an angle toward the back of the mouth
  4. The Wisdom teeth grow at an angle toward the next tooth,

Problems in future That You Will Face If You Don’t Go for Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Without impacted wisdom teeth, you will face many problems in future. Here are some problems that you face.
  1. Older adults experience enduring pain and difficulty in eating without having wisdom teeth removal in Sydney.
  2. Gum disease chronic diseases can all lead to teeth loss.
  3. It will be hard to get to it and clean the teeth properly.
  4. Gum disease and tooth decay.

Benefits of Wisdom Teeth Removal

When the wisdom tooth is emerging and if they are retained, it will be problematic to your oral health. Because of their problematic nature of wisdom teeth in Sydney, we recommend for tooth extraction. Having wisdom teeth removal early on with the help of the dentist, you can improve a person’s quality of life by preventing the oral health complications.
  1. It decreased risk of oral disease
  2. Less Orofacial Pain
  3. Improve the frequency of headaches
If you have been referred to our practice for wisdom tooth removal, contact our team at Wisdom Dental Emergency today.

Are you preparing for oral surgery? Then follow the tips given below

  1. Contact our wisdom teeth professionals and schedule your surgery time.
  2. Discuss the wisdom teeth removal cost in Sydney with us.
  3. Arrange someone to drive after your surgery
  4. Avoid smoking and drinking alcohol, also it’s wise not to eat or drink anything at least eight hours before the surgery.
  5. Avoid any nonprescription drugs before the surgery
  6. Wear old, loose, comfortable clothing for the surgery
Consider our oral surgeon’s advice, and the above tips to get ready for your oral surgery. So, you can position yourself for a quick and smooth recovery after your oral surgery.