Oral Surgery

Service & Procedures – Oral Surgery

Wisdom Teeth
Wisdom teeth are the third molars. Normally people have three permanent molars that develop in each quadrant of the mouth: upper right, lower right, upper left, and lower left.

Impaction
When widsom teeth are prevented from erupting into the mouth properly, they are referred to as impacted.

When should wisdom teeth be removed?
The following symptoms may indicate removal of a or all wisdom teeth:

• Pain
• Infection in the mouth
• Facial Swelling
• Swelling of the gumline in the back of the mouth

Many oral health specialists recommend removal of wisdom teeth, as early removal will help to eliminate problems, such as an impacted tooth that destroys the second molar. Third molar impaction is the most prevalent medical development disorder.

What problems are associated with impacted third molars?

• Bacteria and Plaque Buildup
• Cysts Development (A fluid filled sac)
• Tumor Development
• Infection
• Jaw and Gum Disease

What is involved in the extraction procedure?
Wisdom tooth extraction involves accessing the tooth through the soft and hard tissue, gently detaching the connective tissue between the tooth and the bone and removing the tooth.