Wisdom Teeth Removal | Have you ever experienced pain inside your mouth that it feels like there is something coming out of your gums?
Well, in that case, you are experiencing the pain caused by the development of your wisdom tooth and you belong to the 65% of the population who were born to have this set of molars.
Wisdom teeth start to develop during your last two teenage years or during your late twenties. This is the third set of large molars found at the back of your mouth. While few people experience normal growth of wisdom teeth, most of the people are suffering. Don’t worry, it’s normal!
But did you know that these molars do not just come out for nothing? Even though it gives pain to you, however, if it comes out healthy and properly aligned to your other teeth, this painful set of teeth will become one of your asset.
But if not, having unaligned wisdom teeth may cause you to feel sudden pain and can lead to other problems.
For example, there comes a time that while you are eating in your favorite restaurant, you will suddenly feel toothache due to the food debris that get stuck between your teeth.
This kind of situation will somehow make you think to consider having wisdom teeth extraction.
A wisdom tooth that develops and grows out of alignment of your teeth will let you feel the pain on your mouth - to your teeth and to your gums – this is due to the impacted wisdom tooth that are unable to grow out from our gums properly leading it to be impacted with other molars.
When your oral surgeon suggests you to have a wisdom tooth extraction, you will be having a local anesthetic which will be injected to the tissues surrounding the tooth to lessen the pain of removing your wisdom tooth. After couple of minutes, your gums will feel swelling and numb, and once it takes effect, the dentist will start its operation.
Benefits of Wisdom Tooth Extraction
Now, if you feel like you need to have wisdom teeth extraction, the following may help you to be more convinced to undergo this kind of surgical operation.
An impacted wisdom tooth will make it harder for you to clean those areas between your teeth causing the bacteria to remain and to damage not only the wisdom tooth but it also harms other nearby teeth.
Contributes to the Stem Cell Treatment
Aside that you may feel relieve from the pain that your wisdom teeth bring, this benefit may convince you to proceed with the extraction. Can you believe that by removing your painful wisdom teeth, it can help someone in the future?
By storing the removed wisdom tooth, you can contribute to future’s medical treatment for Alzheimer’s, diabetes, and stroke.
Say Goodbye to Pain
By removing these set of molars, your other set of teeth will be able to occupy enough space preventing them to overcrowd your gums. Stopping your teeth to grow before it will result to
Reducing Risk of Decay
The earlier you remove those impacted wisdom tooth, the earlier you will save your healthy teeth. As much as possible, when you have started to notice that your wisdom tooth is growing out of the alignment, consult to your trusted dentist if you can undergo wisdom tooth extraction. This will help the other teeth to be prevented from cavities.
Leads You to A Proper Hygiene
We all know that it is really hard to brush those teeth which are on the back part of our mouth and to be more specific, the impacted wisdom teeth. But, you don’t need to worry because it will not give you a hard time anymore. Since it will be gone forever, you just need to brush your remaining teeth to prevent cavity formation on them.
Say ‘No’ To the Foul Smell of Your Breath
Having an out-of-the-alignment wisdom tooth will lead you to have bad breath. All the remaining debris from the food you have eaten being stuck between your molars will definitely give you a foul odor breath. We know that you really don’t want to have that. So, better get away with those smelly teeth
However, with all these benefits, it also comes with the disadvantages of having wisdom teeth removal. If not properly done, this surgery may cause more infection, bleeding, and worse, more surgical operations.
To help you to decide whether to get away with those wisdom teeth or to keep it, here’s a table of pros and cons of having wisdom teeth removal:
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