Wisdom teeth are located both on the top and bottom of your mouth, at the very back, and they are the third molar from the front. Since these teeth generally emerge during 17 to 21 years of age, or old enough to have a certain amount of “wisdom”, they are called Wisdom Teeth. In some person, wisdom teeth develop properly and they don’t need that to be extracted. While many others might experience a poor alignment of wisdom teeth or don’t have enough space in the mouth, then there is a need for undergoing an affordable wisdom teeth removal in Sydney
Signs Your Wisdom Teeth need to Be Removed
When wisdom teeth emerge, they break through the gums, causing a flap of tissue to grow over them. While having your food, it can be trapped in this flap and a serious infection may occur, which in turn might result in a requirement of surgical procedure. Also wisdom teeth should be removed
- If they grow facing the wrong direction or crooked
- If the jaw is not large enough to accommodate it
- If there is no enough space in your mouth.
If your mouth does not have enough space for the wisdom teeth to grow, then the teeth possibly will find it difficult to break through the gums and may become impacted, which results in compulsory extraction of wisdom teeth. If you are unable to clean the wisdom teeth, then your wisdom teeth may begin to decay, oftentimes resulting in cheap wisdom teeth removal in Sydney.
Symptoms That Wisdom Teeth Need To Be Extracted
In general, wisdom teeth that are to be extracted do not have any noticeable or serious symptoms. But in some conditions, the teeth may show obvious signs that they cannot grow properly. These symptoms include
- Crowding of other teeth
- Severe pain or jaw stiffness near the impacted tooth
- Feel discomfort when the teeth rub against your cheek
- Gum disease or tooth decay near the back of your mouth
- Irritation or pain from a tooth growing in at an awkward angle
- Swelling in the flap of gum tissue located in the back of the mouth due to infection
Generally, these symptoms may occur during 15 to 25 years of age. Rarely, over the age of 30 require wisdom teeth removal.
Get Dentist Advice
If you experience the above mentioned symptoms, you can get advice from your dentist. During diagnosis they will take X-Rays that helps to determine whether your wisdom teeth are moving, and if the alignment will allow the wisdom teeth to grow in safely.
If your dentist suspects that your wisdom teeth are growing in and don’t have enough room or if they are growing at an improper alignment, then the dentist will recommend wisdom teeth removal by an oral surgeon. Even though you may only experience symptoms for any one of your four wisdom teeth, oral surgeons usually recommend that all the four wisdom teeth need to be extracted at the same time, to save costly procedures later.