Moreover, the shape of our jaw is smaller than our ancestors. This is why wisdom teeth don’t have enough space on the jaw-line to erupt in the right position and dental professionals recommend wisdom teeth removal Sydney.
Why are wisdom teeth removed?
Wisdom teeth cause a lot of dental problems and cause damages to the other teeth. The problems associated with wisdom teeth, include crooked teeth, crowded teeth, wisdom teeth growing in sideways, tooth decay, gum disease, jaw pain, and cysts under the gums. The Australian Dental Association suggests that removal is necessary if any of the dental problems occur.
Besides, an impacted wisdom tooth impacts other teeth as well. When there is not enough space on the jaw-line, a wisdom tooth can get trapped under the gum and becomes impacted. It can grow in an awkward angle or partially erupt. A partially erupted wisdom tooth cannot be cleaned properly, so it increases the risk of developing tooth decay.
The wisdom teeth removal cost Sydney is affordable, and teenagers should be get evaluated for wisdom teeth removal procedure. People who tend to extract their wisdom teeth in young age tend to heal faster from surgery as the roots and bones may not have fully formed. This can help avoid potential problems before they start. If you decide to remove your wisdom teeth, you need to discuss with the dentist as you have to be monitored closely because wisdom teeth tend to become more problematic over time.
Sometimes the dentist will recommend cheap wisdom teeth removal Sydney before any orthodontic work because impacted wisdom teeth can cause teeth shifting and crowding that can undo the orthodontic work.
- Jaw stiffness near impacted wisdom teeth
- Swelling in the flap of gum tissues that has formed on top of the wisdom teeth or that has partially erupted through the gum
- Crowding the other teeth
- Infection around impacted wisdom teeth
- Tooth decay
- A bad breath
How wisdom teeth are diagnosed?
The dentist will check for signs of a wisdom tooth coming through your gums or crowding the teeth. The dentist will order x-rays to find out if wisdom teeth are causing problems right now or likely to cause problems in the future.