Pain in the upper or lower jaw many times is the early indication that your wisdom teeth are creating troubles. You can experience pressure in back side of mouth. Moreover, gum tissue nearby erupting wisdom tooth often happens to be sensitive and inflamed. However, you may experience no pain that does not tell that there is not a problem. Many people don’t have any symptoms. That’s why you should have your wisdom teeth inspected by a dentist to decide if extraction is required.
Is removal always necessary?
If your wisdom teeth are affected, hence it prevents sufficient oral hygiene, it’s better to have them removed. Yet, there is a discussion around prophylactic extraction of the wisdom teeth. Now, many dentists will recommend keeping your wisdom teeth in place if they’re not creating any issues such as decay or gum disease. However, even wisdom teeth that come in correctly can evolve issues as the time passes because they are so far back in the mouth and hard to clean. So if you keep your wisdom teeth, be sure to regularly brush and floss them well. Dentist may suggest having them removed if:
• There is no space for them to erupt
• The soft tissue in the area gets infected
• They’re hard for you to keep clean
• The impacted teeth are causing sinus pain
What happens when a wisdom tooth is affected?
It’s usual matter for people to have affected wisdom teeth. These teeth are buried, either partially or completely, in the soft tissue or jaw bone, and are more susceptible to disease and other problems. The issue is you cannot clean impacted wisdom teeth appropriately, so they begin to decay and gum disease will be evolve.
What problems can occur after removal?
Mild to moderate pain is common and likely after an extraction. Some pain and swelling is possible to happen with all extractions. In most cases, non-steroidal anti-inflammatories paired with a limited dose of narcotic medications can assist control most pain. Ice is suggested for the first 24 hours to lower swelling.
Is there any way to avoid problems with your wisdom teeth?
Finally, you have less control over your wisdom teeth. Apart from maintaining oral hygiene and visiting to the dentist on a regular basis, there’s not much patients can or need to do.