Wisdom teeth are thethird set of molars in the back of our mouth. They usually come in between the ages of 17 and 25 and are spotted on X-rays.Impacted/ partiallyerupted lower and upper wisdom teeth (third molars) may sometimes result in tooth pain due tofood impaction or gum inflammation in that particular region. The wisdom tooth needsan extraction to correct problems or prevent problems thatmay arise in the future. We may face several issues with malpositionof wisdom teeth, such as infection, pain, and difficulty chewing. At wisdom tooth removal Singapore, they provide Medisave claimable wisdom tooth removal surgery, which is safe, quick, and affordable.
During a wisdom tooth extraction, the dentist or oral surgeon: Makes an incision in the gum tissue to expose the tooth and bone. Removes bone that blocks access to the tooth root. They divide the tooth into sections, making it easier to remove in pieces.
- Local anesthesia.
- Sedation anesthesia.
- General anesthesia.
When do we require wisdom tooth surgery?
The jaw may be too small to accommodate wisdom teeth, and therefore they will not be able to break through the gums. There are chances of the wisdom teeth breaking partway through the gums, thereby leading to the flap of gum tissue growing over them. Thus, the food and germs may get trapped under the flap, which leads to swollen and painful gums, causing an infection.Other problems arising from impacted teeth include cysts, damage to our teeth and bone, and infection. Our wisdom tooth may grow at an awkward angle, with the top of the tooth facing backward or forward.
- It prevents Gum Disease or Decay in Wisdom Tooth Item
- Prevent Crowding of your back teeth
- Prevent tooth stuck in Jaw
How long does it take to recover from removing the wisdom teeth?
Generally, it takes up to 2 weeks to recover from the surgery for having your wisdom tooth or teeth removed. During this time, we may have: a swollen mouth and cheeks – this might feel worse for the first few days but will gradually improve; gently pressing a cold cloth to our facehelps reduce the swelling.
We understand that wisdom tooth removal surgery can be a very intimidating procedure. Rest assured that experienced dentists will always ensure that the extraction experience is as comfortable and pain-free as possible.