In some cases, this tooth can be very valuable for a person, and this is if the wisdom tooth is healthy and in a good location and is in line with other teeth. Unfortunately, in most cases, the misalignment of wisdom teeth causes people to have to pull it To be.
Improper placement of wisdom teeth can be in completely horizontal positions or at an angle to adjacent teeth. This condition can cause crowded teeth or damage adjacent teeth, jawbone or nerves in that area.
By examination by a dentist and viewing radiographs OPG, Dentist or Oral and maxillofacial surgeon He can easily recognize that the patient's wisdom teeth need extraction or surgery before any problems arise. Either it still needs time or it is not a candidate.
Extraction of wisdom teeth It is much easier in adolescence because the roots of the wisdom teeth are not fully developed and less pulling or surgery to Jaw bone It hurts. In the elderly time Repair Recovery can be longer.
Wisdom teeth can be completely inside the soft tissue or inside Jaw bone Be placed in this case to it The wisdom teeth are hidden It is said that if a part of it protrudes from the gums Semi-hidden wisdom teeth Refers.
The semi-impacted tooth allows bacteria to enter the area around the tooth and cause infection, pain, swelling and stiffening of the jaw in the area. teeth brushing And Floss Due to the location of the wisdom teeth, it is difficult. The impacted wisdom teeth are more prone to decay and gum disease.
Implanted teeth are one of the concerns of orthodontic patients and it is usually recommended to extract them before starting orthodontic treatment. Even in cases where orthodontics is performed And the teeth have reached a fixed and desired shape. If the wisdom teeth are not extracted before orthodontics, they may cause problems. The pressure that the wisdom teeth put on the teeth inappropriately, in addition to causing pain, can cause the teeth to lose their shape.
If the wisdom tooth problem is simple, it is extracted in the usual way, but if the wisdom tooth is of the impacted type, surgery is needed to extract it. Wisdom tooth surgery can be performed under local anesthesia or even complete anesthesia. Absorbable sutures are usually used at the surgical site after wisdom tooth extraction. There are newer methods for wisdom tooth surgery such as laser or electrical surgery. Laser wisdom tooth surgery has less bleeding and recovery period, but it will cost more.