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Wisdom Tooth Removal Brisbane

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Wisdom tooth pain is debilitating. Get help from our experienced dentists.

A common problem is that some wisdom teeth grow through the gum, breaking the surface but not fully erupting.

 

Impacted wisdom teeth can cause serious problems. Find out if you need a wisdom tooth extraction. We have a location in Brisbane, QLD 4000, and our dentists are experienced at wisdom tooth extractions.

 

An impacted wisdom tooth or one that comes through at the wrong angle can be painful and cause infections, crowding or other dental problems if it’s not treated. Getting problematic wisdom teeth removed via surgical tooth removal lowers the oral health risks and relieves pain and discomfort.

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WHEN DO WISDOM TEETH BRISBANE NEED REMOVAL?

While you usually have about 32 teeth in your mouth, sometimes your jaw can be too small to accommodate them all. If there’s not enough space for a wisdom tooth to come through properly, it may erupt at an angle.

 

Before long, it can start pushing against an adjacent tooth, causing pain and irritating the cheek and gums. That requires you to have wisdom tooth removal Brisbane.

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Wisdom teeth removal may be necessary for one or more of the following reasons

  • Repeated or serious infection of the surrounding gum
  • Tooth decay
  • Over erupt or growing too long damaging the cheek or gum
  • To make space to move other teeth backwards
  • They are way far back in the mouth, which can lead to severe pain.
  • If the teeth erupt in the wrong angle, pressing against other teeth
  • Presence of cysts near or around your tooth
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Should I get 2 or 4 wisdom teeth removed?

Upper wisdom teeth can be easily removed under a local anaesthetic. The lower wisdom teeth can be more difficult to remove.
The duration of the procedure depends on how many wisdom teeth need to be removed and how difficult they are to remove.

Wisdom teeth removal Brisbane cost can involve cutting the gum to uncover your tooth, removing bone around your tooth and dividing your tooth with a drill.

Wisdom Teeth Removal Brisbane Procedure

Upper wisdom teeth can be easily removed under a local anaesthetic. The lower wisdom teeth can be more difficult to remove.

The duration of the procedure depends on how many wisdom teeth need to be removed and how difficult they are to remove.

 

Wisdom teeth removal can involve cutting the gum to uncover your tooth, removing bone around your tooth and dividing your tooth with a drill.

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Is wisdom tooth removal painful?

You should not feel much discomfort while wisdom teeth are removed because the area will be numb from the anaesthetic.

 

However, if you feel pain during tooth extraction, tell your dentist or oral surgeon so they can give you more anesthetic. How long it takes to remove the tooth varies. Simple tooth extractions are fast than surgical extractions.

What to expect when you get your wisdom teeth out?

If you had general anesthesia or feel drowsy, you will need someone to drive you home. Most people have little or no pain after wisdom teeth extraction.

 

You will probably have swelling and slight discomfort for about three days. Your mouth may need a few weeks to heal completely.

How long does it take to recover from a wisdom tooth removal?

Most people fully recover from a wisdom teeth removal Brisbane treatment within three to four days. If your teeth are affected or come at an awkward angle, it could take a full week to recover. To fully heal, allow 4-6 weeks.

Are you asleep during wisdom teeth removal?

You can opt for sedation dentistry which allows you to sleep during the tooth extraction procedure.

 

Generally, you awake during the wisdom tooth extraction treatment. Although you will feel the pressure and movement, patients have reported minimal discomfort during the extraction.

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