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The wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt in the mouth and usually come in when a person is between the ages of 17 and 25. Many people find that they just do not have enough space in their mouth for their wisdom teeth to grow. When there is not enough room in the mouth for the wisdom teeth, the tooth may become impacted. An impacted tooth is one that is stuck between the gum and the jawbone because the tooth could not come in or did not come in straight. This is why you need wisdom teeth removal Sydney and here is more information below.

Symptoms

There are many symptoms of impacted wisdom teeth Sydney including swelling, infection, and pain. Impacted teeth can cause swelling in the gums, jaw, and face. Many people also find the affected area to be painful. You may experience bad breath or a bad taste in your mouth that is unexplained. Some people do not experience symptoms of impacted teeth and are unexpectedly referred to an oral surgeon by a dentist.

Wisdom Tooth Removal

If you believe you have an impacted tooth, you should seek the advice of an oral health professional immediately. An impacted tooth may affect neighbouring teeth. It can cause your other teeth to become infected or tender as well as cause permanent damage. During an evaluation, a dentist will perform X-Ray and take a closer look at your teeth to determine whether or not a tooth is impacted or if you are going to need your wisdom teeth removed. When a tooth is impacted, most dentists will refer you to an oral surgeon for removal, even if no symptoms are yet present. This is to ensure the other teeth do not become infected and to ensure you maintain your overall health.

Wisdom teeth removal Sydney can help decrease your risk of infection, eliminate the pain, and increase your oral health and overall health. The word surgery is intimidating, but wisdom tooth removal is a very common procedure; an estimated eighty-five percentage of people remove their wisdom teeth for one reason or another. Furthermore, the wisdom teeth are simply not needed given the human diet. You won’t even know they are gone!

The procedure itself can take place at your surgeon’s office with anaesthesia and possibly sedation. During the procedure, the surgeon will place a small incision over the area of the tooth to remove it. This may need to be done for one or more teeth. Once the procedure is completed, you will be given gauze to help stop the bleeding and keep your mouth clean. You must follow your surgeon’s care instructions to prevent infection and more serious complications following surgery.

If you believe you are a candidate for wisdom teeth removal Sydney, it is important to contact your dentist as soon as possible. You will discuss the condition of your teeth, your options for continued oral health, and, if surgery is the right option for you and the wisdom teeth removal cost Sydney.

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