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Wisdom Teeth Extractions

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Wisdom tooth extraction is one of the most common dental surgeries; almost all patients will go through at least one during their life. If your dentist believes your wisdom teeth are at risk of causing infection, crowding, or decay in your mouth, removal is a safe and simple way of preventing these problems.

  • Simple, routine procedure
  • Prevent infection & decay
  • Stop teeth from crowding
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If your dentist recommends a wisdom tooth extraction, it is likely a preventative measure to keep the rest of your teeth safe. Wisdom teeth often grow in at an angle, crowding your existing teeth, or may remain only partially erupted and cause infection.

The extraction may be done under local anaesthetic.  For more complicated extractions we may refer you to an Oral Surgeon, and there you do have the option of being asleep during the procedure.  Recovery is usually quite quick–as fast as two or three days for simple removals.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do all wisdom teeth need to come out?

No – some people’s wisdom teeth will not cause complications, and therefore do not need to be removed.

What is the best age to have my wisdom teeth taken out?

There isn’t one ideal age, but generally in the late teens.  We can help you decide when the best time is for you during your exam.

Do you claim insurance directly or do I have to pay upfront?

We will claim insurance directly when we can.

Do you do treatment under general anesthetic?

We do not offer treatment under general anesthetic; however we do offer conscious oral sedation to help you feel more relaxed during your dental treatment.

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