Look To Your London Dentist When That Wisdom Pain Becomes A Drain October 13th, 2014
Most people recoil in horror at the thought of wisdom teeth and if you’re one of the unlucky people who experiences dreadful dental pain when their wisdom teeth are coming through, we are here to help. If you’re suffering, call us and we will do all we can to ease your pain and sort out those troublesome teeth.
About the wisdom teeth
The wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt and as a result, they often cause problems because there is sometimes not enough space for them to develop normally. If there’s a lack of space in the jaw, the teeth may start to grow up against the neighbouring tooth and develop at an angle and this can be very painful; this is known as an impacted wisdom tooth. It can also be easy to catch the teeth, especially when you are eating.
Some people have no problems at all with their wisdom teeth, but for others it’s a very different story. If you have pain and it’s starting to get you down and affect your day to day life, often the best course of action is to remove the tooth. The wisdom teeth aren’t essential and you can easily live without them, so extraction is often a good option in cases where the teeth are decayed or they are pushing against other teeth and causing you to feel discomfort.
Wisdom tooth extraction
Wisdom tooth extraction is essentially very similar to normal tooth extraction; however, it is usually more complex due to the fact that the teeth are located right at the back of the mouth and may therefore be awkward to reach. It can also be more complicated if the tooth is positioned at an angle.
We understand that extraction can be daunting and we use the latest techniques to make sure that you are as comfortable as possible. We offer local anaesthetic and sedation and we are on hand during your recovery to ensure that everything goes to plan and you feel much better.