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Home Remedies for Wisdom Teeth Pain

Our wisdom teeth normally erupt between the ages of 18 to 25. They can give you certain amount of pain especially when they are infected or impacted. I would suggest that you should consult your dental surgeon if you are facing severe wisdom tooth pain. In the meantime, here are some home remedies that you can try out to ease your wisdom tooth pain.

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Wisdom Teeth Removal: General Vs. Local Anesthesia

Wisdom teeth removal are frequently done for wisdom tooth tend to have not enough room to erupt in the jaws, being the last tooth to develop and emerge from the mouth (normally between 18 to 24 years of age), which can cause them to be impacted. If the path of eruption of the tooth is blocked by another tooth or bone which therefore prevents it from assuming a normal position in the mouth, it is called an impacted tooth.   Continue reading

Reasons to Remove Wisdom Teeth

So when do you need to get your wisdom teeth removed? Most of the time we remove them when they are impacted which means fails to erupt due to clinically or radiographically detactable physical barrier in their eruption pathway or they are positioned in a ectopic way.

Eruption of third molars occurs around 20-25 years old. Impaction of third molars occur when there is insufficient space for them to erupt , presence of obstructions in eruption path or maybe it is due to genetic causes.  Early detection of impacted third molars and early removal is more preferably due to better healing, formation of roots are one third to two third and it is much easier to perform surgery in younger patients. We will perform removal impacted teeth when benefits of removing third molar outweighs the complications. Continue reading

Wisdom Tooth Pain (Pericoronitis)

Pericoronitis © Tooth Club

Pericoronitis © Tooth Club

Ever experienced pain in the wisdom teeth area? Wisdom tooth pain or specifically known as pericoronitis, is the inflammation of the flaps of gum tissue covering a partially erupted tooth (operculum) associated particularly with the third molars (wisdom teeth).  Wisdom tooth pericoronitis may be acute (rapid onset) or chronic (of long duration) in nature. Continue reading