Wisdom Teeth Removal in West Ryde – Gentle And Affordable Dental care
Known as ‘third molars’, wisdom teeth usually develop between the ages of 17 and 25 but although they serve no purpose, they can and often do cause problems later on in life. Often when wisdom teeth erupt they do so in an irregular fashion causing problems to adjacent teeth. This is the reason why so many people undergo wisdom tooth extractions.
West Ryde patients, however, should know that in truth, the process isn’t as painful as it sounds and in fact the vast majority of wisdom teeth extractions are carried out chairside under a local anaesthetic. Moreover, people function quite normally without their wisdom teeth, so removal shouldn’t cause any future problems.
Here at myDentist West Ryde, Dr Suh will always evaluate every condition and will make a decision whether wisdom teeth removal here in West Ryde is absolutely necessary.
If it’s thought that wisdom teeth surgery in West Ryde is the best course of action then here is what to expect.
Wisdom Teeth Removal Procedure
Wisdom teeth removal in West Ryde
Next, the tooth is carefully and skilfully removed using a gentle rocking action. Patients may feel slight pressure as the tooth is being removed but Dr Suh’s brand of gentle dentistry should ensure that West Ryde patients don’t feel any discomfort. In many cases, the procedure is over in just a few minutes but in others, it can take longer.
Wisdom tooth extractions in West Ryde
If an incision has been made, our dentist will apply some self-dissolving stitches to the area. Alternatively, if no incision is necessary, gauze will be placed over the extraction site. You will then be asked to bite down on it for a period of time to allow a blood clot to form. This is a vital part of the healing process.
Once the wisdom tooth removal in West Ryde has been completed, we’ll give you some extensive care instructions and you’ll be good to go. In case you do feel discomfort after the event, we may recommend over-the-counter medications.
As you can see, wisdom teeth removal in West Ryde isn’t as bad as it sounds and is a fairly common procedure that may save you years of discomfort later on in life.
If you are concerned about your wisdom teeth and would like a second opinion, come and talk to Dr Isaac Suh and the team at myDentist West Ryde. We regularly carry out wisdom teeth removal at our West Ryde clinic, so book an appointment today.
Note: Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.