|What problem does it solve?||Wisdom teeth removal is recommended when there is no enough room for the wisdom teeth to grow properly and they become stuck within your jaw. In other cases wisdom teeth start growing at an angle to another teeth, pushing the neighbouring molars and often causing pain, swelling and bite problems.|
|Recommended additional treatment(s):||Complete dental check-up CT scan Xray Dental cleaning|
|Expected treatment time or appointment:||60-90 mins|
Consultation - (£ 45)
Panoramic X-ray - (£ 49)
Small X-ray - (£ 17)
Wisdom Tooth Extraction - (from £ 177)
Every person has a different experience with wisdom teeth. For some of us, wisdom teeth can erupt without any problem, for many of us on the other hand wisdom teeth can cause a huge amount of pain and discomfort in some cases even resulting in inflammation or infection.
Wisdom teeth are located at the back of your mouth, and often referred to as third molars. They are the final teeth to erupt and usually appear between your late teens and mid twenties.
When they are not in the right position or when there is not enough room for them to erupt, they can emerge only partially, providing a place for bacteria to grow. As these areas cannot be cleaned properly, this can lead to infection.
There are several symptoms of an inflamed wisdom tooth:
It is important, that a wisdom tooth can be extracted only when it is not inflamed. So if your face is swollen and you feel a huge amount of pain your dentist might do a check up only and wait with the extraction until you are feeling better.
The process begins with a panoramic x-ray and a consultation with your general dentist.
After wisdom tooth extraction, you have to pay extra attention to the affected area. Here are some tips for the quick recovery: