Wisdom Teeth Removal Irvine
If you’re suffering from tooth pain, getting a tooth extraction can provide relief. In some cases, your wisdom teeth can be the cause of pain. At OC Dental Specialists, we’re known as the Wisdom Teeth Removal experts. Our Dentists have done many successful wisdom teeth extractions.
Tooth Extractions In General
Besides your wisdom tooth, other teeth in your mouth may need an extraction. If there are certain indicators in your mouth, a tooth extraction could be your best option. Indicators such as:
- pain, mild to severe and throbbing
- infection, around or inside of the tooth
- presence of cysts
- crowding of adjacent teeth
- gum diseases
- tooth decay beyond repair
- impacted canines and or molars
Why Get Your Wisdom Teeth Removed
There are many reasons to warrant the removal of wisdom teeth. In many instances, the reasoning is preventative. Your wisdom teeth currently might not be pain symptomatic. This doesn’t mean that down the line problems won’t arise. With imaging, your dentist can see the orientation of the teeth. In some cases, the teeth may be impacted. Where they won’t grow past the jaw gumline.
Other times, your dentist has determined after an exam that your mouth will be too small for wisdom teeth. This can lead to alignment issues or potential future damage to nearby teeth. If not addressed.
You may be wondering if getting your wisdom teeth extracted or other teeth pulled is painful. With modern advancements in pain management, these dental procedures are relatively painless. Since local anesthesia is generally applied for patients.
In the extraction area, your dentist will use specialized dental tools. Depending if the problem tooth is exposed or not. If the tooth isn’t exposed, an incision followed by stitches will be required. If the problem tooth is above the gum line, then a simple pulling procedure is used.
My Tooth’s Extracted Now What?
After a successful wisdom tooth removal surgery, it’s common to experience some pain. Along with bleeding and swelling inside the mouth and jaw. Your oral surgeon will provide you with a detailed post-treatment plan for recovery. Most patients become symptom-free after a few days.
For general tooth extractions, there will be a gap now where your tooth once was. At OC Dental Specialists, our office will provide a wide array of solutions for what’s best for you. Depending on your unique situation, many treatment options can be prescribed. To take care of your missing teeth. Treatments such as dental implants, dentures, and or bridges.
To get started on seeing if a tooth extraction or wisdom tooth removal is right for you call us today. We offer same-day emergency appointments if needed. With many 5 star reviews, we will be able to help you like our other patients.