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The wisdom tooth is referred to as third molars. They usually erupt in between the ages of 17 and 25, and they are spotted on x-rays. The wisdom teeth extraction is not necessary if they fit properly in the jaw-line. If they become impacted, the only solution to escape from the pain and other discomforts caused by the wisdom teeth is to extract them.

When your dentist says to remove your wisdom teeth, he/she may refer you to an oral surgeon who will carry out the wisdom teeth removal Sydney process in their office. It should take only a few days to heal and feel back to normal after the surgery.

The wisdom teeth removal cost in Sydney depends on how many teeth you need to remove and how easy they are to reach. If you have dental insurance, it should cover at least part of the cost of tooth extraction.

What To Expect If The Wisdom Teeth Is Not Removed?

  • Unnecessary Pain: The impacted wisdom tooth which is trapped beneath your gum line can be painful, so to avoid unnecessary pain it is advisable to remove them as early as possible.
  • Risk Of Tooth Decay: Even though wisdom teeth grow properly, you must take extra care to monitor their growth. Maintaining wisdom teeth can be difficult because they are hard to reach for proper brushing and daily flossing. It can lead to bacterial growth and tooth decay if it has not cared properly.
  • Risk of Infection or Abscess: The impacted wisdom teeth can be infected, or it may cause an abscess or cyst. If the infection on the impacted wisdom teeth is not spotted, it may affect your other healthy teeth also.

The wisdom teeth removal is not necessary if they are:

  • Healthy
  • Fully Erupted
  • Correctly positioned and not crowding the other teeth
  • Properly cleaned to maintain oral hygiene

How Do You Know When It Is Time To Get Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

The wisdom teeth Sydney removal is necessary if:

  • They are impacted: A Wisdom tooth becomes impacted when they do not fully erupt into the jaw-line because of the blockage of other teeth.
  • They emerge in at the wrong angle: If the wisdom teeth grow at a different angle, it may press against your other teeth.
  • You don’t have enough space: when you don’t have enough space to accommodate an extra set of molars.
  • You have gum disease or cavities: If the nearby tooth is decaying due to the impacted wisdom teeth and causing gum disease.

The wisdom teeth removal Sydney may not be necessary for everyone, but it is something that many adults go through at some point. The wisdom teeth extraction is a standard procedure, and your dentists will do what they can do to explain the surgery, reassure you, and make it pain-free!

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