Wisdom Teeth Removal Cost Brunswick
Wisdom teeth are also called third molars. They are the last teeth to appear in the mouth between the ages of 17 and 25 years. Due to their position in the mouth they often get neglected when cleaned, so they are more likely to accumulate damaging plaque that if not removed can cause cavities to form in your teeth. If there is constant pain Holistic Dental may suggest wisdom teeth removal Brunswick but only after all other options are explored. There is a wisdom teeth removal cost but it’s quite affordable. Once the painful tooth has been removed you will be able to smile once more. Holistic Dental also offers non metal dental implants which may be of interest to you after losing a wisdom tooth.
Wisdom teeth removal typically only takes place in the following situations:
- decay has spread to adjacent teeth
- a cyst is present
- periodontal gum disease has been detected
- there is an infection in the wisdom tooth
- the bacteria and plaque build up is so serious that wisdom teeth removal is the sensible option.
When is there a wisdom teeth emergency?
It’s time to see a dentist at Holistic Dental when one of the following is present:
- mouth infection
- facial swelling
- intense pain and sore mouth
- swelling in the gum line at the back of mouth
You need to protect your overall health so you should see a dentist as soon as possible if any of the above symptoms are present. If you have a wisdom teeth emergency, call Holistic Dental, who will arrange to see you as soon as possible.
The process for wisdom tooth removal
Usually, removing a wisdom tooth is like any other teeth it only takes a few short minutes to complete the process. Sometimes, gum and bone tissue surrounding the tooth may need to be moved if the wisdom tooth is impacted. When the tooth is out your Holistic Dental dentist will place a gauze pad in the socket which when you bite down on it helps to stop the bleeding. On occasions the blood clot in the exposed socket breaks loose and causes what’s called a dry socket. You will need a special dressing from your dentist to enable a further blood clot to form.
Wisdom tooth removal cost
It depends on the severity of the impaction and ranges from $300 to $650 per tooth. Health fund owners get a reduction based on the level of cover.