The Wisdom Teeth Fact Sheet

Posted by NSOMS on Thursday, June 13, 2019span>

 

 

Having your wisdom teeth extracted can be a bit of a daunting prospect, especially if it's your first time or you're having more that one tooth out at once. With so many people having their wisdom teeth extracted, and oral surgeons recommending taking them out before they even start to cause problems, you're probably wondering why we even have wisdom teeth in the first place!

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The Ultimate Wisdom Teeth Guide

Posted by NSOMS on Thursday, June 13, 2019span>

One of the most common teeth to cause dental issues, and known to induce nervousness and anxiety in a lot of adults - the wisdom tooth. It's the last of your 32 teeth to develop in your mouth, and with its late arrival comes many complications.

We've taken the time to put together a single source of information surrounding wisdom teeth, in the hopes of debunking some myths around them, clearing up any confusion or questions, and putting your mind at ease when it comes to extraction.

Contents

  1. All you need to know about wisdom teeth
  2. Signs you need your wisdom teeth removed
  3. Wisdom teeth complications
  4. Wisdom teeth pain or growing pains?
  5. Deciding between sedation, local or general anaesthetic
  6. Wisdom tooth aftercare tips

All you need to know about wisdom teeth

We’ve all heard of wisdom teeth - the deep rooted, large teeth in the back corners of your mouth that erupt later on in life than the rest of your teeth. For many people, the thought of wisdom teeth can induce anxiety and nervousness - but what do you really know about wisdom teeth?

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How to decide between sedation, local or general anaesthesia

Posted by NSOMS on Thursday, May 2, 2019span>

For many people, even the thought of having their wisdom teeth removed can induce stress and anxiety - especially for those who have never been through the procedure before. The number one question most people ask before surgery, is “will it hurt”? As with most dental surgeries, there will be some discomfort throughout the procedure, mostly associated with the foreign feeling of having dental equipment in your mouth throughout, however with anaesthesia, you won’t feel any actual physical pain.

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4 Signs You Need Your Wisdom Tooth Extracted

Posted by NSOMS on Wednesday, April 10, 2019span>

Are you experiencing pain and discomfort at the back of your mouth? Wisdom teeth could be the cause of your strife. And, when it comes to wisdom teeth - it's better to act sooner rather than later.

So how to know if your need your wisdom teeth need to be removed?

We've compiled four of the most common signs that you may need to get those problematic back teeth extracted.

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What to do after Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Posted by NSOMS on Wednesday, April 10, 2019span>

You've got an oral surgeon appointment, you're ready to wave goodbye to your wisdom teeth - but are you ready to take care of yourself post-surgery?

The extraction of wisdom teeth is a surgical procedure that should be taken seriously, and making sure that you know what to do when you get home is vital for your recovery. Be wise, even after surgery.

Here are out helpful suggestions to make sure that you reduce the chance of unnecessary pain, swelling, bleeding and other complications.

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Wisdom Teeth Issues - Symptoms and Causes

Posted by NSOMS on Friday, February 1, 2019span>

 

Formally known as third molars, their common name or what they’re notoriously known by is ‘wisdom teeth’ as they present themselves a lot later than your other teeth, therefore coming across as more ‘wise’ than your earlier teeth.

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Topics: Oral Health, Wisdom Teeth