Wisdom Tooth Extractions
We Offer Wisdom Tooth Removal under Conscious IV Sedation
and Local Anaesthesia for a More Relaxing Experience.
Wisdom teeth are located at the very back of the mouth.
The medical term used for wisdom teeth is ‘third molars’.
There are normally four wisdom teeth.
Wisdom teeth sometimes grow through the gums. Often,
there is not enough room in the mouth for the wisdom
teeth to grow through in a straight line and they can
emerge at an angle to fill the available space.
Wisdom teeth that grow through in this way are known as
There are different types of impacted wisdom teeth,
depending on the way the tooth has grown through. The
most common is mesial impaction, which means teeth that
have grown at an angle facing towards the front of the
Having your impacted wisdom teeth surgically removed (extracted) can help relieve symptoms.
The operation is usually taken place under Conscious IV Sedation and local anesthetic. You may be offered a sedative to help you relax during the operation.
Wisdom teeth are a third set of molars in the back of your mouth. They usually come in between the ages of 17 and 25. Most people have four wisdom teeth, two in the upper and two in the lower jaw
Extractions & Wisdom Tooth Removal
Wisdom teeth emerge from the gum usually between the ages of 17 and 24 and in some cases a bit later. They are the last of the grinding teeth at the back of the mouth. Some people never develop wisdom teeth but you could have up to four.
Wisdom teeth may not cause problems and so don’t need to be removed. However, if there isn’t enough space for them to grow (impacted wisdom teeth), they can cause pain, swelling and infection.
Wisdom teeth often grow in crooked, sideways, or otherwise misaligned. As they grow in, they can push on other teeth, causing problems of overcrowding and misalignment for them as well.
As the wisdom teeth come in, they can be very painful. You’ll feel wisdom teeth pain at the back of your mouth, behind your molars. If you look into a mirror, you may even notice that your wisdom teeth have begun to poke through your gums. The area might also be red, inflamed and tender to the touch. Some people, however, don’t have any visible symptoms of wisdom teeth pain.
When Wisdom Teeth Become Impacted?
It is not uncommon for wisdom teeth to become impacted. An impacted wisdom tooth is one which has not grown through the gum into the mouth or has grown only part way through, and is in an abnormal position.
This is an unhealthy situation and the tooth should be removed to prevent problems with erosion, cysts, infection or crowding.
If your dentist says it’s time to remove your wisdom teeth. He may refer you to an oral surgeon, who will do the procedure in his clinic. It should only take a few days for you to heal and feel back to normal.
Wisdom Teeth Removal Costs?
The cost of wisdom teeth removal is dependent on your individual circumstances. Factors such as which anaesthesia was used and the nature of the extraction can have an impact on the overall price of the procedure.