Wisdom Teeth Removal at Centro Dental
At Centro Dental, our team will help you improve and maintain your good oral health. When wisdom teeth erupt in the late teens or early twenties, they can cause problems such as crowding, decay and pain. In such cases, we can provide comfortable wisdom teeth extraction procedures at our practice.
Why Remove Wisdom Teeth?
You might wonder why it’s necessary to have your wisdom teeth extracted rather than leaving them as they are. Some people may have wisdom teeth that cause no problems, erupting in the proper position and staying heathy. We’ll take X-rays and perform an evaluation to determine if your wisdom teeth should be extracted.
Some signs that you may have trouble with your wisdom teeth include:
- Damage to neighbouring teeth
- Gum disease
- Tooth decay
- Tumours or cysts
If we determine that your wisdom teeth must be extracted, we’ll discuss our sedation options to keep you feeling relaxed and calm, such as local anaesthetic. There’s no need to feel concerned about your comfort level. We’ll prioritise making sure that you feel good and will only start with the extraction once you agree that you’re ready.
We take digital X-rays to help efficiently plan the extraction, making sure that it’s kept as easy and simple as possible. Once the extraction is complete, we’ll advise you on the proper aftercare to ensure that you recover quickly.
Wisdom Teeth Extraction Aftercare
There are some easy tips that you can follow after the extraction. It’s important that you don’t dislodge the blood clot that will form, so don’t drink from a straw or rinse your mouth out for at least 24 hours. Any bleeding can be controlled with a clean gauze pad. If you experience swelling, apply an ice pack to the outside of the cheek nearest to the extraction site. Any pain can be controlled with over-the-counter pain medications. We’ll detail exactly what you should do after the wisdom teeth removal Geraldton procedure is complete.