Wisdom Tooth ExtractionSalih ÖNDER
What is wisdom tooth extraction?
In order to provide the total number of teeth in adults, there are 4 wisdom teeth between the ages of 18 and 35, including the posterior lower and upper molars. Wisdom teeth cause severe pain, but also cause dental disorders. In addition, because wisdom teeth cannot find a place in the mouth, they may remain embedded or semi-impacted. After these situations, which can also be experienced in wisdom teeth, pain and inflammation in the tooth can occur, and facial swelling can occur. In order to overcome this situation in a short time, a dentist should be consulted and precautions should be taken.
How is wisdom teeth treatment applied?
The wisdom teeth differ according to the intraoral condition of the people. Normal wisdom teeth extraction can be done by dentists. However, impacted and semi-impacted wisdom teeth are directed to oral and maxillofacial surgery by dentists and the procedure is performed by the surgeon. First of all, local anesthesia is applied to the area where the wisdom tooth is located. After the applied anesthesia, the gum and bone tissue are cut and the tooth is extracted. After the extracted tooth, the area is closed with stitches. It is then pressed with gauze. Finally, your doctor will inform you about the points you need to pay attention to.