If you are experiencing dental problems due to wisdom teeth, never ignore them. Wisdom teeth can cause a life-threatening infection that can take a toll on your oral and overall health. If the wisdom teeth are infected, and you are experiencing severe pain, it is essential to get that infection under control and reduce inflammation as early as possible.
What are wisdom teeth?
Wisdom teeth are the last set of molars to develop between the ages of 17 and 25. This is when children become wiser as they grow into adulthood. But, wisdom teeth don’t bring bouts of wisdom as the name suggests. Instead, they cause a range of dental problems. Wisdom teeth were helpful for our ancestors as they followed raw diet that consists of uncooked meat and vegetables. When they lose a tooth due to eating habits, these wisdom teeth helped immensely.
Why they cause problems?
Unlike our ancestors, we follow a soft diet that consists of cooked meat and vegetable that are easier to bite, chew, and eat. Moreover, our jaw size is small when compared to our ancestors. So, most of us don’t have enough room in the mouth to accommodate the third molars. This causes the wisdom teeth to develop partially or in sideways or get submerged under the gum line. This condition is called impaction. The chance of developing in the right position for an impacted wisdom tooth is very low. If not extracted, they can wreak havoc on other healthy teeth. This is when wisdom teeth removal Sydney comes to the rescue. Wisdom teeth removal Sydney is a preventive measure taken to prevent the other tooth from damages caused by infected and impacted wisdom teeth.
There are different types of impaction including, complete bony impaction – the entire tooth lying under the jawbone, Partial bony – Most of the tooth is still in the jawbone and the remaining teeth erupts partially, and soft tissue – top portion of the tooth has erupted through the bone. Among all other impaction, complete bony impaction is complicated and increases the complexity of the removal. In addition to it, it influences the Wisdom Teeth Price Sydney as well as it is hard to remove them.
What are the signs and symptoms of wisdom teeth?
- A bad breath
- Bleeding or tender gums
- Difficulty opening your mouth
- Jaw pain
These are the common symptoms a person can experience when a wisdom tooth erupts. However, in some cases, wisdom teeth don’t show any sign at all until they cause any trouble to the surrounding teeth. They are caught on an x-ray.
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