There are a number of reasons why a dentist may recommend the extraction of wisdom teeth. Most often the tooth may be impacted or partially impacted and becomes infected. Sometimes teeth emerge at an angle causing pain and potentially damaging adjacent teeth.
Wisdom Tooth Extraction
Some wisdom teeth can be removed easily at the office while others may be referred to an oral surgeon.
Wisdom Tooth Extractions Recovery
Following the procedure, the dentist will ask the patient to bite down firmly on gauze in order to form a blood clot. It’s easy to break the blood clot by smoking, eating hard candies, sucking through a straw and spitting.
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