Wisdom Tooth Removal

All You Need To Know About Emergency Wisdom Tooth Removal

The wisdom teeth that are also known as the third set of molars are the last series of teeth that burst/develops into the mouth, which occurs typically between 17 and 25 years. For many years, there has been much controversy regarding the need to remove these teeth. If the teeth do not cause damage or pain, they usually will stay in place. Having an emergency tooth removal can be caused by a variety of reasons.

Reasons for Emergency wisdom tooth extraction

impacted wisdom teethIf you have impacted wisdom teeth, that do not have any issues hen, there is no need for removal. Impacted wisdom teeth refer to the condition where they lack enough space to grow due to they’re late mature, causing them to emerge at a wrong angle, or partially emerge or even get stuck.

If they are causing severe pain due to this condition, you should see a dentist. Then the dentist can determine whether there is a need for removal. The impacted wisdom teeth if not treated can cause severe tooth problems. Bacterial can form around the edge of the tooth causing them to build a plaque which can result in:

Pericoronitis:

Which is a term used to describe inflammation? The eruption of the wisdom teeth causes this condition through the gum.

The symptoms for Pericoronitis that may signal you for emergency wisdom tooth removal include:

  • Fever
  • The dull ache that is seen stemming from the jaw
  • A swollen gum tissue, this causes sharp pain and discomforts even when chewing food.
  • Bad kicking mouth breath that doesn’t seem to go away even after a thorough brushing or flossing.
  • Wisdom tooth abscess
  • Mouth opening difficulties due to the swelling

Tooth decay:

Which can result in more severe complications.

Cellulitis:

Which is an infection on throat cheek or tongue

Abscess:

Which is a pus collection condition on the wisdom teeth

Cysts & benign growths:

Which is very rare, it’s a condition where the wisdom tooth hasn’t cut through the gums and develops a fluid-filled

Swelling(cyst)

Finally, your dentist may refer you to a surgeon in case the standard treatments fail to work, that is antibiotics. However, wisdom tooth removal rare happens.

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