The wisdom tooth is the last tooth in the mouth that appears at a later age. Wisdom teeth usually have four numbers in the upper jaw and two in the lower jaw. Often the wisdom teeth do not have enough space to get straight out of the mouth.Therefore, they also endanger the neighboring teeth of peat. Affected wisdom teeth can be very painful and can cause constant aching pain, ear / jaw pain, difficulty in opening / chewing, etc. If left in the mouth for too long, they can become infected and spread to the surrounding gums and bones.
Wisdom Tooth Surgeries
Who is this treatment for?
Wisdom tooth extraction is recommended in cases where the last tooth has decayed, decayed or misplaced. The above symptoms may include pain when opening the mouth or chewing food, severe or dull toothache, ear / jaw pain, swelling of the gums around the teeth and difficulty in eating.
Who is this treatment for?
1. Preparation before treatment
A detailed consultation with a dentist is needed to understand why it is important for everyone to have wisdom teeth extraction. The potentially annoying wisdom of not extracting teeth can lead to complications:
– Wisdom teeth that are crooked or misplaced are very difficult to clean and if extracted for a long time, they will definitely rot.
– Tuberculosis will spread to neighbouring teeth causing cavities or even root canals.
– Swelling and infection around the teeth and gums can spread to the bones.
– In extreme cases, infection can lead to cyst formation.
– The front teeth become crooked or crowded due to the pressure of the wisdom teeth coming out in the wrong way, thus affecting the symmetry of the smile.
OPG X-rays are recommended to check the presence and alignment of wisdom teeth in relation to neigh-bouring bones and nerves. Both medical and dental histories are taken to avoid any problems.
Antibiotics are advised before removal to prevent infection and ensure smooth healing. Don’t forget to ask your dental surgeon about their qualifications and experience in the field of wisdom teeth extraction.
This is a very safe and predictable procedure if carried out carefully by skilled and experienced doctors. Local anesthesia is used and the teeth are carefully and delicately removed. In some cases the surrounding bone will have to be trimmed to remove the tooth. The rest of the opening is closed with stitches after removal to prevent bleeding and ensure healing.
3. Post-treatment care
– When the anesthesia is stopped, stiffness of the jaw, difficulty in opening the mouth, pain may occur.
– Do not wash for twenty-four hours, do not spit forcefully or drink from straw.
– Painkillers / painkillers are prescribed to control discomfort.
– Eat soft foods / liquids like smoothies, yogurt, shakes, puddings, soups, powdered foods etc.
– Sidesteppeppery foods, nuts, popcorn, smoking, tobacco, etc.
– Avoid brushing and flossing all day at the removal site.
– After 24 hours, rinse with 1/2 teaspoon salt mixed in 1 glass of warm water.
– After a week you should come for check up and the stitches are removed on that day.
Remember the teeth removal tips
– Maintain oral hygiene by brushing and flossing regularly twice a day.
– Visit your dentist every 3-6 months.
– Eat healthy foods like greens, fruits and dairy products like milk, cheese.
– Drink plenty of water before and after meals to get rid of unwanted food particles.
– Limit consumption of acidic foods and beverages such as tea, coffee, Fiji drinks.
– Limit consumption of sticky foods like pizza, candies, chocolates etc.
– Avoid biting fingernails, pen caps, pencils, etc. and avoid using teeth to open bottles or tear packets.