We will not claim that wisdom teeth extraction can be fun. But we will claim that we always make it as comfortable as we can. Reason to consider Nosehill Dental for wisdom tooth extraction in Calgary NW?
Although adult teeth are meant to last a lifetime, there are some situations where removal is the optimal treatment option. If you are experiencing any pain or other issues with your wisdom teeth, Nosehill Dental is pleased to offer safe and effective wisdom teeth removal.
What are Wisdom Teeth and Why Might They Need to be Removed?
We will not claim that wisdom teeth extraction is fun. But we will claim that we always make it as comfortable as we can. Wisdom teeth are the last and final set of molars that grow in the back of the mouth, usually between the ages of 14-24, with the evolutionary purpose of breaking down tougher foods. They can be a valuable asset if they grow vertically and are aligned properly. In many cases, however, these teeth begin to grow diagonally and horizontally, causing a myriad of problems inside the mouth, including crowding and damage to adjacent molars and the jawbone. Additionally, wisdom teeth may not fully erupt through the gum and are thus termed as “impacted”.
Wisdom teeth can be a large source of concern for many people. If there is not enough room for wisdom teeth to erupt properly, their growth may be disrupted. For some people, wisdom teeth erupt only partially through the gums, which can result in cavities, gum infections, crowding issues with surrounding teeth, and/or extreme pain. Oftentimes, wisdom teeth can grow in unusual directions, which can cause problems like crowding and damage to the adjacent second molars. Impacted wisdom teeth can provide a very fertile ground for bacteria to grow at the opening of the mouth, which can lead to gum infection which can cause extreme pain, swelling, and even illness. A tooth is said to become impacted when there is a lack of space in the dental arch and when its growth becomes affected by the gums, bone or even another tooth. There are different kinds of impaction:
Impacted wisdom teeth are usually removed because of problems they are causing or because of the further risk of issues that may arise if they remain in the mouth. In many cases, damage caused by wisdom teeth may not be visible on the surface, so it is important to consider them early. We will usually take full X-rays of the mouth to see what is going on underneath the gum and to determine what type of extraction may be required if any.
Many people get anxious at the thought or mention of wisdom teeth removal, and Nosehill Dental understands that! Our team works to make the wisdom teeth removal procedure as smooth as possible and the recovery as quick as can be. Your dentist will provide specific instructions to you for before and after the procedure to aid in easing any fear and to give you the necessary tools to speed up the recovery process! Rest assured we are committed to ensuring that the procedure is as painless as possible.
It is important to be proactive when it comes to your oral health. If you are experiencing any discomfort, pain or swelling, or if you have any questions about your wisdom teeth or the wisdom teeth removal procedure, call Nosehill Dental at (403) 241-1900 and we will be happy to help!
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SERVING THE FOLLOWING COMMUNITIES:
Calgary NW, Nosehill, Ranchlands, Hawkwood, Arbour Lake, Scenic Acres, Silver Springs, Dalhousie.
1829 Ranchlands Blvd NW, #101, Calgary, AB T3G 2A7
Phone: (403) 241-1900
Fax: (403) 241-8839
Monday: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday: 7:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday: 7:30am - 7:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
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