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Wisdom Teeth Extractions in Chandler, AZ

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About Wisdom Tooth Removal

A patient's final pair of molars generally show up in the later adolescent are referred to as wisdom teeth. Positioned in the farthest ends of each arch, wisdom teethalso called third molars commonly don't have adequate space to efficiently grow in, are hard to keep bacteria-free, and could call for removal to ensure general oral health. Wisdom teeth could be impacted (trapped within the gums or jaw), misaligned, or not able to form properly, resulting in several dental problems.D.M.D. Amanda Rael conducts wisdom teeth extractions for Chandler, AZ individuals to restore dental health and defend against malocclusion and deterioration. When you or a member of your family has bothersome or ingrown wisdom teeth, set up an exam at Stone Creek Dental Care to learn about your care options.

Are You a Candidate? for Wisdom Tooth Extractions

Usually, wisdom teeth removals are recommended for people who are aged 17 – 25 years. Not all patients' molars will conclusively require extraction, though having crowded wisdom teeth in the mouth could lead to unnecessary possible dental problems in the long run. may perform wisdom teeth extraction for those who have:

  • Insufficient space to accommodate efficient wisdom tooth eruption
  • Overcrowded teeth
  • Any development of a growth near the mandible
  • Completely or semi-impacted?wisdom teeth beneath the gums or bone
  • Decay on the wisdom teeth or people who have a hard time the wisdom teeth clear of debris
  • Periodontal irritation (pericoronitis), facial swelling, or TMJ aches

The Wisdom Teeth Removal Process

Stone Creek Dental Care does third molar removals the patient under local anesthesia, but this procedure may also be combined with sedation dentistry services to maximize relaxation. Many cases of wisdom teeth extraction require a surgical method, specifically when the teeth are impacted, have bent roots, or are solidly held within the jawbone tissue. Once places an incision in the gum tissues to access the molar, She might separate it into individual parts, offering a streamlined removal. Depending on your unique needs, each of the wisdom teeth might be taken out during a single appointment. Sutures may be added to defend the extraction areas and promote the recovery period. Our incredibly talented team will supply you with home-care tips to adhere to during the next few days.

Recovery Following Oral Surgery

Patients who require further kinds of sedation to stay comfortable throughout their procedure will have to bring a reliable adult to drive them home safely. For the first days, it's necessary to steer clear of spitting, sipping with a straw, choosing hot or cold meals and liquids, and to totally stop using tobacco and vaping. These habits will likely displace the blood clot at the extraction area and result in a condition called "dry socket." It is not uncommon to notice cheek puffiness and aching following third molar removals, which could be lessened with prescription or drugstore pain relievers and cold packs held to the cheeks. Our dental professionals will supply you with tips to enable you to care for your mouth while you heal and schedule a check-in visit to monitor your removal sites while they improve.

Other Extraction Types

In some instances, types of teeth other than the wisdom teeth need to be taken out to preserve dental wellness. Such instances usually include significant tooth decay, broken teeth, worsening bone loss, or teeth that cannot be fixed. Kids may need extractions to take out stubborn baby teeth or to facilitate orthodontic services. Although always sets out to restore real teeth, the preferred option for certain oral disorders might be a removal.

Are Extractions Covered by Insurance?

Preventive procedures, including tooth removals, may be fully paid for by various dental insurance programs. Still, oral-conscious or IV sedation offerings might not be paid for. Our billing staff will assess your treatment plan and tell you about any anticipated personal costs prior to your surgery. Stone Creek Dental Care takes many types of low-interest payment plans, as well as an impressive array of payment methods.

FAQ About Wisdom Teeth Extractions

#1: What happens if you don’t remove wisdom teeth?

If they do not grow in properly or have enough room in the mouth, wisdom teeth can cause dental problems including damage to surrounding teeth and jaw, development of cysts, inflamed/infected gums, tooth decay (cavities), alignment issues, or sinus problems.

#2: What are the symptoms that wisdom teeth should be extracted?

Symptoms of wisdom teeth that should be extracted include pain, tenderness, swelling around the gums, discharge if there is an abscess or infection, or if you can see it partially poking through the gums behind the second molar.

#3: At what age do people get wisdom teeth?

Most people get their wisdom teeth in their late teens to early twenties. There are some instances where wisdom teeth develop as a pre-teen or older adult.

#4: What is an impacted wisdom tooth?

A wisdom tooth is considered impacted if there is not enough room in the mouth after the second molar for the wisdom tooth to emerge and develop normally. The tooth is then considered trapped or impacted.

#5: What is the recovery period for wisdom teeth extractions?

It usually takes approximately 7-10 days to recover from wisdom tooth extraction surgery., Some patients may experience shorter or longer recovery times depending on how their body heals.

#6: Will there be swelling after wisdom teeth are removed?

It is normal to experience some swelling, minor pain, and bruising after wisdom tooth extractions. The swelling will improve after a few days. You can use ice packs and over-the-counter pain relievers to manage your symptoms.

#7: What can I eat after wisdom teeth extraction?

Immediately following surgery, it is recommended to start with clear liquids, without the use of a straw. If this is tolerated, you may be able to move to a dairy-based diet, such as ice cream, smoothies, yogurt, or pudding. Eventually, you can progress to soft foods such as apple sauce, mashed potatoes, pasta, or scrambled eggs. Avoid spicy foods, food with seeds, hard or chewy foods, acidic foods and drinks.

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Wisdom Tooth Extractions Preserve Your Health and Smile

Amanda Rael is thrilled to perform wisdom tooth removals to ensure the future comfort of your family's smiles. This advanced oral treatment is frequently done for Chandler, AZ individuals and could be needed if normal tooth eruption is not likely to occur or further concerns exist. To receive more information about wisdom tooth removal, set up a consultation at Stone Creek Dental Care at your earliest convenience.

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