What are wisdom teeth?
The third and last Asian tooth (molar) of each jaw is called the wisdom tooth. The age of wisdom tooth growth is usually between 17 and 25 years. Of course, it is possible to grow before this age. Each person usually has two wisdom teeth in the upper jaw and two teeth in the lower jaw.
Latent wisdom teeth:
If wisdom teeth do not grow due to conditions such as lack of space in the jaw, inherited diseases, childhood diseases (such as anemia and rickets), then this tooth is called a hidden wisdom tooth. If only a small amount of tooth protrudes from the gum, in this case it is called half-hidden wisdom.
Wisdom tooth surgery:
If the wisdom tooth has caries, infection, pain, cysts or an improper growth path, the dentist will decide on wisdom tooth surgery. Wisdom tooth surgery according to the degree of tooth occlusion and vegetative path to several types of surgery: 1. Normal extraction of wisdom teeth without the need for incisions and sutures 2. Soft tissue surgery of wisdom teeth: includes incisions only in the gums and extraction of teeth and 3. Surgery Hard tissue of wisdom teeth: It includes cutting the gum tissue and removing the bone around the teeth and then extracting the wisdom teeth.The cost of wisdom tooth surgery varies according to the degree of wisdom tooth occlusion and the degree of difficulty.
Latent wisdom tooth surgery:
If the wisdom tooth does not grow in the mouth, it is called a hidden wisdom tooth. In this case, to remove the tooth, there is definitely a need for soft or hard tissue surgery of wisdom teeth. Depending on the shape above, the wisdom tooth can be completely embedded in the jawbone or some of the tooth can protrude from the bone. Wisdom tooth surgery is an outpatient surgery. The steps of wisdom tooth surgery are such that the dentist injects anesthesia and after cutting the gum tissue and removing some of the bone around the wisdom tooth, it completely removes it or divides the wisdom tooth into small pieces and removes it piece by piece. The cost of wisdom tooth surgery varies according to the degree of occlusion and hardness.
The number of wisdom teeth is the number of wisdom teeth:
The eighth tooth on each side of the jaw or the third Asian tooth on each side is called the wisdom tooth. There are 4 wisdom teeth as usual. However, sometimes some people may not have wisdom teeth. Of course, in the absence of wisdom teeth in the mouth, for further examination, a radiograph should be taken of the mouth and the wisdom teeth should be examined for occlusion.
Extraction of wisdom teeth:
In cases of caries, the absence of the opposite tooth, the vegetative deviation of the wisdom tooth towards the anterior tooth, ie the second molars or the seventh tooth, damage or analysis of the root of the adjacent tooth, the presence of cysts and abscesses in the wisdom tooth, the dentist decides to extract or operate the wisdom tooth. If the tooth is bare towards the oral cavity and has severe caries and smooth roots, the wisdom tooth can be removed by pulling it out of the mouth. The cost of wisdom tooth extraction is almost the same as other jaw teeth.
Cost of wisdom tooth surgery, cost of hidden wisdom tooth surgery:
The cost of wisdom tooth surgery varies according to the occlusion and degree of occlusion. For detailed information on the cost of wisdom tooth surgery, the dentist announces the price of wisdom tooth surgery according to the radiograph and clinical examination of the patient.
Treatment of wisdom tooth pain:
It is better to see your doctor as soon as possible to eliminate the pain of wisdom teeth. If a dentist is not available, the following methods can be used to reduce pain. Rinse mouth with salt water: Salt water has antiseptic properties and reduces the amount of bacteria in the mouth and relieves toothache.
Use of ibuprofen or acetaminophen analgesics. Amoxicillin 500 capsules can be used every 8 hours to eliminate the infection and see a dentist as soon as possible. Because these methods temporarily eliminate the pain of the infection, and if left untreated, the tooth will become infected again and delaying treatment will make the condition worse and more difficult. Treatment of wisdom tooth pain includes wisdom tooth repair, wisdom tooth extraction, wisdom tooth surgery, if the tooth position is favorable and the presence of teeth against wisdom tooth denervation. After wisdom tooth surgery or any of the treatment methods, the dentist, depending on the patient’s condition, prescribes appropriate painkillers and antibiotics, usually amoxicillin capsules as an antibiotic and acetaminophen painkillers to reduce pain.
Wisdom tooth infection:
Wisdom tooth infection occurs when the wisdom tooth becomes so decayed that the tooth nerve becomes infected and over time causes cysts and in acute cases swelling of the face and neck around the wisdom teeth. In some cases, during the eruption of wisdom teeth, a gingival cavity is created on the tooth, which is the place where food and plaque get stuck. This lesion is called pericronitis. Due to the painful and infectious nature of the lesion, the patient should seek treatment as soon as possible.
Benefits of wisdom teeth, can wisdom teeth be filled?
Wisdom teeth, like other jaw teeth, if they have grown in the right direction and have opposite teeth, help in digestion and chewing food, and must be maintained with proper hygiene. However, if the tooth is decayed or not in the correct growth path, it will lead to damage and decay of the adjacent tooth. If it is hidden due to the presence of dental follicles that can become cysts and jaw tumors, wisdom tooth surgery should be performed and its removal.
Wisdom teeth and headache, wisdom teeth and ear pain:
Persistent headaches can sometimes indicate problems with the teeth or the jaw joint, and sometimes most people are unaware of this. Bruxism or deep tooth decay can cause headaches and earaches. Since toothache is a reference tooth, it can stimulate the entire fifth cranial nerve and cause headaches and earaches.
Painless wisdom tooth extraction, painless wisdom tooth surgery:
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