Wisdom ToothWhy Are Wisdom Teeth Extracted?
A dentist, or oral and maxillofacial surgeon may recommend wisdom tooth extraction to treat a current problem with a wisdom tooth or to prevent problems from happening in the future. Problems caused by wisdom teeth include:Decay or infection occurs often in wisdom teeth because they are in the back of your mouth. This makes them harder to clean.
Gum disease can also occur in the gums around the wisdom tooth.Gum disease causes gums to become red, swollen, and painful. An infection can also form small tumors-or cysts (fluid-filled sacs) around the wisdom tooth. Impaction occurs when wisdom teeth do not fully emerge above the gums. You may not see impacted wisdom teeth at all, or you may see part of them. Impacted wisdom teeth can grow into and damage other teeth’s roots, and they can become infected. Overcrowding occurs when there is not enough space for all your teeth.
Tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from its socket in the bone. If a tooth has been broken or damaged by decay, our dentist will try to fix it with a filling, crown or other treatment. Sometimes, though, there's too much damage for the tooth to be repaired. In this case, the tooth needs to be extracted.How Much Pain After A Tooth Extraction Is Normal?
No pain or discomfort after a tooth extraction. But pain medication & Antibiotics was prescribed by dentist for healing process.