Impacted Wisdom Teeth


WISDOM TEETH often referred as THIRD MOLARS are the last teeth to come in & are the ones least needed.

Impacted Wisdom Teeth


WISDOM TEETH often referred as THIRD MOLARS are the last teeth to come in & are the ones least needed.

Do you know more than 87% of people suffer pain during eruption of wisdom tooth???

A Tooth becomes impacted when there is lack of space in the dental arch or its growth and eruption is prevented by overlying gum, bone or another tooth. it usually erupt between the age of 17-25. thus a erupting wisdom tooth can cause sudden onset of symptoms.
No one can predict when third molar complications will occur, but when they do the circumstances can be much more painful & the teeth more difficult to treat.

Do you know more than 87% of people suffer pain during eruption of wisdom tooth???

A Tooth becomes impacted when there is lack of space in the dental arch or its growth and eruption is prevented by overlying gum, bone or another tooth. it usually erupt bettween the age of 17-25. thus a erupting wisdom tooth can cause sudden onset of symptoms.
No one can predict when third molar complications will occur, but when they do the circumstances can be much more painful & the teeth more difficult to treat.

Types of Impactions

Types of Impactions

Horizontal

Horizontal

Vertical

Vertical

Angular

Angular

Partial Eruption

Partial Eruption

Diagnosis & Treatment

  • X-ray examination
  • Medicines
  • Surgery disimpaction
  • Operculectomy.

Diagnosis & Treatment

  • X-ray examination
  • Medicines
  • Surgery disimpaction
  • Operculectomy.

Complications during an eruption

  • Infection in adjacent tooth
  • Pain, swelling
  • Headache & facial pains
  • Inability to open mouth
  • Swollen gums.

Complications during an eruption

  • Infection in adjacent tooth
  • Pain, swelling
  • Headache & facial pains
  • Inability to open mouth
  • Swollen gums.

Most wisdom tooth extractions are performed under local anaesthesia and some under general anaesthesia. Following surgery, you may have some swelling and mild discomfort which are part of normal healing process.

Medications prescribed by dentist help manage the discomfort.

Most wisdom tooth extractions are performed under local anaesthesia and some under general anaesthesia. Following surgery, you may have some swelling and mild discomfort which are part of normal healing process.

Medications prescribed by dentist help manage the discomfort.

Tips in case of pain during erupting wisdom tooth

  • Avoid chewing on affected side
  • Avoid sleeping on affected side
  • In case of swelling, do not apply any
  • Heat fermentation over it
  • Take a mild painkiller
  • Consult a dentist at earliest.

Tips in case of pain during erupting wisdom tooth

  • Avoid chewing on affected side
  • Avoid sleeping on affected side
  • In case of swelling, do not apply any
  • Heat fermentation over it
  • Take a mild painkiller
  • Consult a dentist at earliest.