These teeth may be removed if the decay is severe. Sometimes they are also removed if they are impacted and cause recurrent infections, these often are difficult and removal may require surgery.
Wisdom teeth are generally the last teeth to come through the gums, usually emerging in late teens or older. Many people have four wisdom teeth but there may be variations to that number, it’s also possible to not have any wisdom teeth.
Pain associated with wisdom teeth occurs when there is little room in the rear of the jaw, leading to the tooth being wedged, causing discomfort and throbbing pain. The removal of wisdom teeth is a common procedure and all our dentists are qualified to carry out this procedure.
We at Newintong Dental Care ensure strict adherence to aseptic surgical protocols, with modern surgical equipment and instruments to ensure efficient removal. We also endeavour to make your procedure as painless as possible. Availble options include topical and intravenous anaesthetics as well as nitrous oxide (happy gas) on penthrox.
In cases where the tooth is complicated to remove, referrals can be made to oral maxillofacial surgeons (OMFS) who can surgically remove difficult teeth under general anaesthetic at a local day stay hospital.
If you are experiencing discomfort with your wisdom teeth, please make an appointment to see one of our dentists immediately by calling us today or reserving your appointment online.
Newington Dental Care provides solutions for wisdom teeth in Newington, Silverwater, Sydney Olympic Park, Wentworth Point, Rhodes, Lidcombe, Homebush, Liberty Grove and Auburn.