Wisdom Teeth Removal - Phoenix, AZ

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Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom Teeth Removal At Solterra Dentistry

Are you experiencing pain, discomfort, or swelling in your mouth? Are wisdom teeth removal the right solution for you? Look no further! In this blog post, we will provide all the information you need about wisdom teeth removal, including what it is, the reasons for its necessity, the procedure, and the recovery process.

What is Wisdom Teeth Removal?

Wisdom teeth removal is a dental procedure that involves extracting one or more wisdom teeth. Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that typically emerge in the late teenage years or early twenties. In many cases, there is not enough room in the mouth for these teeth to grow properly, which can cause several issues, such as pain, infection, and crowding.

girl suffering from wisdom teeth
girl suffering from wisdom teeth

Why is Wisdom Teeth Removal Necessary?

The extraction of wisdom teeth is necessary for many reasons:

  1. Wisdom teeth can cause crowding in the mouth, leading to misalignment of the teeth.
  2. Wisdom teeth can cause pain and discomfort, significantly if they are impacted, infected, or decayed.
  3. Wisdom teeth can lead to gum disease and other oral health problems.

The Procedure

Before the procedure, your dentist will take an X-ray of your mouth to determine the position of your wisdom teeth. If your wisdom teeth are impacted or have not fully emerged, your dentist may recommend using anesthesia or sedation to ensure your comfort during the procedure.

The procedure typically involves making an incision in the gum tissue to access the tooth. The tooth is then carefully removed from its socket, and any remaining debris is cleaned. If necessary, the socket may be filled with gauze to promote healing.

Recovery Process

After the procedure, following your dentist's instructions is essential for a successful recovery. You may experience swelling or discomfort the first few days following the procedure, but this should subside within a week or two. Your dentist may recommend pain medication or antibiotics to help alleviate any discomfort or prevent infection.

It is essential to avoid smoking, drinking through a straw, or eating hard foods for the first few days following the procedure. You should also rinse your mouth with salt water and avoid brushing the extraction site for the first few days.

woman smiling after wisdom teeth extraction
woman smiling after wisdom teeth extraction

Say Goodbye to Wisdom Teeth Pain in Phoenix, AZ

Are your wisdom teeth causing you pain, discomfort, or swelling? At Solterra Dentistry, Dr. Manov and his experienced dental team are here to help. Using state-of-the-art technology and techniques, they offer wisdom teeth removal services that can alleviate your symptoms and improve your oral health.

After the procedure, their comprehensive aftercare instructions help patients recover quickly and comfortably. Don't let wisdom teeth pain hold you back any longer. Contact Solterra Dentistry at (602) 788-0730 or visit us here to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards a healthier, happier smile with Dr. Manov and his team.

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