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.
1. What are wisdom teeth?
Wisdom teeth are third molars. They are flatter kind of teeth and the last one to appear in the mouth between the ages of 17 and 25 years.
2. Is wisdom tooth removal painful?
Wisdom tooth removal is not as painful as the area will be numb. Holistic Dental offers pain free treatment and there is nothing to worry.
3. Why do wisdom teeth need to be removed?
Wisdom teeth need to be removed in the following cases:
- Infections or gum disease
- Cysts or tumors
- Decay to adjacent teeth
- Bacteria and plaque buildup
4. Can I get emergency wisdom teeth removal?
Yes! If you have a wisdom teeth emergency, you should see a dentist as soon as possible. Call Holistic Dental immediately!
5. What are some problems that can arise if I do not remove my wisdom teeth?
Some of the problems that can arise if you do not remove your wisdom teeth are infections, irritation and overcrowding. It may result in numbness in your jaw and face.
6. Why are wisdom teeth more difficult to remove than other teeth?
Upper wisdom teeth are easier to remove than lower ones. It all depends on the position and shape of the roots. After looking at the x-rays, our dentist at Holistic Dental will let you know how easy or difficult each tooth will be to remove.
7. Will I have sutures (stitches) where the wisdom teeth were removed?
The surgical extractions are likely to be performed under general anesthetic. And there is no need for sutures. When your wisdom tooth is out, your dentist will advise biting on a gauze pad in the extraction area to stop the bleeding.
8. What is the recovery period for wisdom teeth extraction?
It takes up to 2 weeks to fully recover after wisdom teeth extraction.
9. What can I eat after a wisdom tooth extraction?
After a wisdom tooth extraction, you can consume yogurt, smoothies, broths and blended soups, mashed potatoes and ice cream.
10. How long should I take off for wisdom teeth removal?
You can take 1 to 3 days off for wisdom teeth removal. As it is a relatively minor procedure, most people fully recover from wisdom teeth surgery in 3 to 4 days.
11. How much will it cost to get my wisdom teeth removed?
At Holistic Dental, 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.