WISDOM TEETH EXTRACTIONS IN LONDON, ON

At Fairmont Dental Centre, we’re committed to helping you maintain excellent oral health. Our team of experienced dental professionals offers wisdom teeth extraction services right here in London, ON. We understand that tooth extraction can be daunting, which is why we ensure a safe, comfortable, and stress-free experience for all our patients. Don’t let wisdom teeth discomfort disrupt your life. Call us today at 519-451-4490 to schedule a consultation and let us help you make the best decision for your oral health.

WHY SHOULD YOU GET YOUR WISDOM TEETH REMOVED?

  1. Impacted Wisdom Teeth: These are wisdom teeth that do not have enough space to emerge or grow and may grow at an angle towards the second molar. They can cause pain and damage to other teeth if not removed.
  2. Infections and Cysts: Impacted wisdom teeth can lead to the formation of cysts and can also cause infections, potentially damaging the surrounding teeth and bone structure.
  3. Crowding: Wisdom teeth can cause crowding of the nearby teeth. This can lead to misalignment, making it difficult to clean these areas and increasing the risk of tooth decay and gum disease.
  4. Gum Disease: Partially erupted wisdom teeth can create a passageway that may become a magnet for bacteria that cause gum disease and oral infection.
  5. Tooth Decay: Partially erupted wisdom teeth are more vulnerable to tooth decay than other teeth because they are hard to reach and clean.

Therefore, it’s advisable to remove wisdom teeth, especially if they are causing discomfort or other oral health problems. By doing so, you can avoid these potential risks and maintain good oral health.

WISDOM TEETH REMOVAL PROCESS

Initial Consultation

Before the actual extraction, an initial consultation is scheduled. During this meeting, our dental experts will assess your wisdom teeth’s condition through X-rays and discuss the necessity and procedure for the extraction..

Anaesthesia Options

At Fairmont Dental Centre, we prioritize your comfort. Depending on your preference and the complexity of the extraction, we offer local anesthesia, sedation, or general anesthesia. You’ll be fully informed about the options so you can choose the one that suits you best.

The Extraction Process

The extraction process involves incising the gum tissue over the tooth, removing any bone covering the tooth, separating the tissue connecting the tooth to the bone, and then removing the tooth. Our skilled team ensures this process is as smooth and pain-free as possible.

Post-Extraction Care

Following the extraction, we provide detailed instructions for post-care to ensure a quick and comfortable recovery. This includes guidance for managing swelling and discomfort, maintaining oral hygiene, and recognizing signs of potential complications.

Follow-Up Appointments

After the procedure, follow-up appointments are scheduled to monitor the healing process and make sure there are no complications. We are committed to providing comprehensive care and support throughout your wisdom teeth extraction journey.

WHY CHOOSE FAIRMONT DENTAL CENTRE FOR WISDOM TEETH EXTRACTION?

  • Experienced Dental Team: Our dental professionals have years of experience in wisdom teeth extraction and are equipped with the latest dental technology to ensure a safe and effective procedure.
  • Patient Comfort: We prioritize patient comfort, offering various anesthesia options to make the extraction process as painless as possible.
  • Comprehensive Care: From the initial consultation to post-extraction care and follow-up appointments, we provide comprehensive dental care to ensure a smooth extraction journey.
  • Preventive Measures: We believe in preventing potential dental issues. Our team will assess the condition of your wisdom teeth and recommend extraction if we foresee any future problems.
  • Quick Recovery: With our detailed post-extraction care instructions and ongoing support, we aim to ensure a quick and comfortable recovery period for our patients.

WISDOM TEETH REMOVAL RECOVERY

Recovery from a wisdom teeth extraction typically involves rest and careful oral hygiene. Most people experience some swelling and discomfort for a few days after the procedure, but these symptoms gradually decrease over time. Patients should avoid strenuous activities, smoking, and rinsing their mouths aggressively for at least 24 hours.

Soft foods are recommended initially, progressively introducing a regular diet as comfort allows. It’s crucial to follow the dentist’s instructions for post-operative care to ensure a smooth and speedy recovery.

Full recovery from a wisdom teeth extraction can vary depending on the individual and the complexity of the extraction, but generally, most patients can expect to be fully recovered within two weeks.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How Many Wisdom Teeth Do Most People Have?

While it’s common for most people to have four wisdom teeth – one in each corner of the mouth, some may have fewer or even none at all. The only way to confirm the number of wisdom teeth is through an oral examination or X-ray.

How Much Does Wisdom Teeth Removal Cost?

The cost of wisdom teeth removal can vary based on several factors, such as the complexity of the extraction, the anesthesia used, and your dental insurance coverage. We recommend scheduling a consultation for a detailed cost estimate.

How Long Does Wisdom Teeth Removal Surgery Take?

The duration of the wisdom teeth removal surgery can depend on several factors, including the number of teeth being removed and their level of impaction. Generally, the procedure can take anywhere from 45 minutes to a few hours.

Can Wisdom Teeth Cause Headaches?

Yes, impacted wisdom teeth can sometimes cause headaches. This is due to the pressure they exert on surrounding tissues and nerves when they do not have enough space to grow properly. If you’re experiencing frequent headaches along with jaw pain or other oral discomfort, it could be related to your wisdom teeth.

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