Wisdom teeth are the back most teeth, sometimes called third molars. These are the teeth to erupt last of all, and these are also the teeth that cause the most problems throughout life. Not only are they problematic because of their precarious position, but they also frequently grow irregularly, which causes pain and swelling.
Wisdom teeth that are completely erupted are also problematic as they are difficult to reach and are more likely to develop carries. They also sometimes grow sideways into the teeth next to them, which leads to aesthetic and functional problems. Wisdom teeth are generally removed in one of these situations
Healthy, well positioned wisdom teeth can have an important role in chewing, their extraction is only necessary if they pose a risk to the patient’s health.
In order to help wisdom tooth extraction recovery, you need to pay special attention to the affected area. Your dentist will provide you with important information and guidelines which are not only recommended, but if left unheeded can lead to serious complications.
A wisdom tooth extraction can be a simple few minute procedure, or a complicated surgical intervention. The price of a wisdom tooth extraction is determined by the complexity of the treatment.
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