Wisdom tooth removal is a regularly performed oral surgery procedure here at Arista Dental Centre Guelph. It is generally recommended that wisdom teeth be removed between the ages of 17 and 25.
Wisdom tooth pain is one of the most common patient complaints treated by dental specialists. Wisdom tooth symptoms may include:
- Bad Breath
- Jaw Stiffness
- Difficulty opening the mouth
- Difficulty chewing or swallowing
Wisdom tooth symptoms may also appear in the form decay and gum disease. These symptoms are easily detected with regular dental checkups and teeth cleanings. By treating these symptoms in their early stages we can prevent infection and the formation of a painful abscess.
Your wisdom tooth extraction consult will determine your candidacy for wisdom teeth removal. We offer sedation dentistry for anxious patients to ensure a comfortable and stress-free experience.
After wisdom tooth removal, you may be given a soft piece of gauze to bite on to help control any minor bleeding. Pain medication and antibiotics will be prescribed to ensure your fast and comfortable recovery. Post-operative instructions will be clearly explained both verbally and in writing in a wisdom tooth removal aftercare kit.
Arista Dental Centre Guelph also offers emergency wisdom tooth removal for patients in need of immediate pain relief.
Wisdom tooth removal recovery time is a few days. Wisdom tooth complications may occur from smoking less than 24 hours after your procedure. Smoking can attract bacteria to the surgical site and hinders the healing process.
Wisdom tooth removal cost is determined by the complexity of each case and whether additional procedures may be required to ensure your successful wisdom tooth extraction.