FAQs regarding wisdom teeth extraction
Wisdom teeth extraction leads to reduced eye sight
It is an age old myth. Wisdom teeth is not connected to eye or eye sight in anyway.
Wisdom teeth extraction will hurt a lot during procedure
No the procedure is not painful. With proper anaesthesia and technique even pain after procedure is not significant.
Do wisdom teeth extraction lead to swelling of face
Yes a swelling can occur over the face after the extraction. Swelling is more common in lower jaw extractions and in females. Cold sponging immediately after extraction reduce the chance of swelling.
How many wisdom teeth can be extracted in same sitting?
Two wisdom teeth on same side that is either right or left can be removed in one sitting.
What is the correct age for getting wisdom teeth extracted?
Wisdom teeth are extracted whenever they develop problem or pain irrespective of age. However they give more trouble in people in their 20’s.
Whom to consider for wisdom teeth extraction? Oral surgeon or General dentist
Wisdom teeth extractions are different from routine extractions. General dentist may pull out wisdom teeth but Oral surgeons are better trained in pulling out tough and impacted wisdom teeth. Oral surgeons are less likely to cause damage to the adjacent nerve and teeth. Wisdom teeth extraction by Oral surgeon is more likely to heal sooner and give lesser postoperative pain and discomfort.