Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars that most people get in their teens or early twenties. Often, these third sets of molars are misaligned and require their removal. At Atlantic Dental in Denver, we perform comfortable wisdom teeth extractions to make your mouth healthy and pain-free again.

Need For Wisdom Teeth Removal

  • They Are Impacted

 When wisdom teeth come in abnormally, they can get trapped in the jawbone or gums. This condition can be painful, necessitating their removal.

  • They Erupt at Wrong Angle

 Sometimes, wisdom teeth emerge at the wrong angles, pressing other teeth out of alignment.

  • Mouth Is Small

Some of us may have smaller mouths, and as a result, the jawbone may not have sufficient room for these surplus molars.

  • They Have Decay or Gum Diseases

 The cleaning of wisdom teeth may be challenging due to its difficult positioning in our mouth. Due to insufficient oral hygiene, we may develop cavities in the region, and having them removed will be beneficial.

Problems Caused By Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth misalignment may cause problems that include:

  • Extreme pain due to wisdom tooth getting trapped within the jawbone
  • Tooth causes periodontal disorders of the gums
  • Damage to adjacent teeth
  • Orthodontic issues with jaw and tooth alignment

Wisdom Teeth Removal Process

First local sedatives or general anesthesia is given. A precise incision is cut on the gum tissue, and the bone that obstructs access to the tooth root is removed. Then the wisdom tooth is pulled out, and the surgical site is cleaned. The wound is sutured to promote healing. Finally, cotton gauze is placed over the extraction area to control bleeding and to help a blood clot form.

After Care of Wisdom Teeth Extraction

The success of the wisdom tooth removal will depend on your ability and willingness to follow our post-op instructions. Pain that will be present after the operation can be addressed by taking painkillers. 

You will notice a slight swelling and maybe minor bruising for the first few days, which is pretty standard. Initially, minor bleeding can be expected that will eventually subside. But if the bleeding continues even after a few days, contact us right away. You should eat soft foods while also avoiding carbonated beverages and alcohol. As long as you follow instructions, you should be back to normal in a couple of days after the procedure.

To learn more about our wisdom teeth extractions, visit our office, Atlantic Dental, at 2983 W Evans Ave Denver CO 80219. You can also reach us at 720-738-8888 and schedule an appointment.

Location

2983 W Evans Ave, Denver, CO 80219

Phone: (720) 738-8888

Office Hours

MON - TUE Closed

WED - SUN 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Get in Touch

Email: manager@myatlanticdental.com

Call or Text Us: (720) 738-8888

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One of the most basic ways you can contribute towards taking better care of your teeth is to get a dental check up with a dentist. Many people fear going to the dentist, but we guarantee that you will be glad to get a checkup and a cleaning once you have done it. It is the best way to begin a lifetime of caring for your teeth. When you visit our dental office, you shouldn’t hesitate to ask us any questions that come to mind, so you can be more relaxed. You are the customer, and here at Atlantic Dental it is our job to make you feel relaxed. Never should you feel intimidated, because as a dentist in Denver we will do everything we can to establish a sense of trust.

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