Problems can arise when there is not enough space for wisdom teeth to come through, or they come through in the wrong position. A tooth which is unable to break through the gum and becomes trapped in the gum is called impacted.
Extraction may be recommended as a corrective or preventative measure. Infection, gum disease, and actual or potential damage to neighbouring teeth are all reasons your dentist may recommend extraction of the wisdom teeth. In most cases, extraction will be carried out under a local anaesthetic in the practice.
You may experience some pain, bleeding, and swelling after the extraction. This can be effectively managed through the use of over-the-counter painkillers and antibiotics.
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