Wisdom tooth troubles?

Wisdom tooth troubles


Is it necessary to have a third molar tooth?

An impacted wisdom teeth can cause severe pain and present a number of serious oral health threats. It is also the most common missing tooth for many of patients.

While wisdom teeth were once essential to human survival, these days they really aren’t necessary. These teeth often become impacted when there is no adequate space in a your mouth to accommodate these “third molars.”

Why does a wisdom tooth causes so much troubles?

When a wisdom tooth is impacted, it can lead to pain, infection, swelling. secondly damage to surrounding teeth, and a host of additional uncomfortable threats to a person’s overall oral health also.

If you have an impacted wisdom tooth, you will need to undergo a small oral surgery to remove it. It’s a good idea for you to become educated about the symptoms of an impacted wisdom tooth. So that you can address any issues before they cause you more severe pain or any other complication.

Just like any tooth, a wisdom tooth may cause minor discomfort when it begins to erupt through the gum tissue. This is normal and the discomfort should quickly subside usually.

However, if the wisdom tooth is impacted. What i mean by impaction that the specific tooth doesn’t have enough physical space to accommodate in jaw bone. It can also mean its stuck in a very odd angulation to be able to come out completely in mouth ever.

Particular to wisdom tooth the pain will likely to be repetitive and increasingly troublesome. its a very early symptom our patient tells us.


Most common symptoms patient may experience :

  • Swollen gums.
  • Extra-oral swelling.
  • Half side headache.
  • And or nape of neck pain.
  • Stiff jaw or Inability to open also is known as Trismus.
  • Sinus congestion or infection too.
  • Gums infection and bleeding gums.
  • Irritation to the cheeks or tongue. Please you need to be aware, an ignored or delayed treatment lead to cancerous lesions too. We do have recorded few cases in our practice.
  • Tooth decay of 2nd molar tooth.
  • Shifting or crowding of surrounding teeth. (most commonly when you have few specific teeth missing.

When does wisdom tooth erupts?

Most of wisdom teeth erupt between the ages of 17 and 25. But this age can vary widely according to the individual. If you have an erupting wisdom tooth, be sure to keep the area very clean by brushing and flossing regularly and using an antiseptic mouthwash.

Do i need to remove my wisdom tooth?

You must have often heard about many people telling about their’s wisdom tooth removal, and that’s no wonder: According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgeons, nine in ten people have at least one wisdom tooth that is impacted and needs to be removed. It’s best to extract wisdom teeth in younger patients, as patients over the age of 35 are at a greater risk for complications. Firstly because wisdom teeth removal at that phase of age might need a lot of invasive procedures. Secondly you may have more post operative discomforts. If your wisdom teeth appear to have fully erupted and aren’t causing you any pain, they still might need to be removed. Mainly because most commonly the corners of the mouth are very difficult to reach by the toothbrush and any unaware maintenance by you might lead to decay or gums issues in erupted wisdom tooth. now to know your teeth well we at CDiC will take few x-rays of your teeth. If you begin to experience pain or any of the above symptoms, schedule a visit to us at CDiC the best dentist near you.