Wisdom teeth removal
Wisdom teeth soreness relief
If you are having pain around your widsom teeth, first you have to be seen by your dentist to rule out infection or possible cavity inside the tooth or the adjacent teeth.
If you are experiencing teeth symptoms from the wisdom tooth, try the following to reduce the soreness:
- Ibuprofen: this pain reliever can definitely help you get rid of that throbbing sensation. Ibuprofen provide anti inflammatory action that will reduce the inflammation, which will help in reducing the pain as well.
- Salt-water rinse: This rinse will promote healing and provide antimicrobial benefits which may result in faster healing process.
- If the pain is topical from the gums, topical numbing gels like oragel may reduce the soreness.
We recommend to see the dentist as soon as you start feeling sore around your wisdom teeth. Remember, ignoring the symptoms may result in infection spread and possible loss of teeth.
What to expect during your wisdom tooth removal?
The wisdom teeth in your mouth are critical parts of your mouth, and are the third and last set of molars in the back of your jaw. During your lifetime there’s a good chance your wisdom teeth must be pulled or removed, and there’s a few ways to prepare for your wisdom tooth removal. This guide can help you prepare for your procedure whether you need to remove your wisdom teeth or any number of your molars.
Your wisdom teeth typically erupt later in the stages of adult life and most everyone will usually grow up to 4 wisdom teeth during their lifetime. This is broken up as two wisdom teeth on the top of your mouth, to match the two lower teeth on the lower arch. According to most dental experts removal of your wisdom teeth should occur before the age of 25. Because the roots of your wisdom teeth have not grown, your jaw bone is typically softer during this time and still undeveloped. So it’s a good idea to handle the removal of your wisdom teeth is usually better done earlier than later in your lifetime.
Why should your wisdom teeth come out?
Removal of your wisdom teeth can aid in your oral alignment when you are young enough, so that the rest of your teeth grow in aligned. Not everyone needs their wisdom teeth removed however, because not everyone has the room for their teeth to grow in properly. If you don’t have your wisdom teeth removed in time however, this can lead to impacted teeth and serious health issues.
When this happens your final wisdom teeth can partially erupt and cause to health issues to your gums. Impacted teeth can become lodged into your soft tissues and cause large amount of pain and damage to your jaw bone.