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Wisdom teeth need to be surgically removed when they become bothersome to the person or they are crowding the other teeth. It is very painful to have them removed.

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Q: When does a wisdom tooth need to be surgically removed?
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When can a wisdom tooth be removed?

Wisdom teeth usually begin to surface during young adulthood, between ages 18 and 22. Oftentimes, dentists will tell patients with surfacing wisdom teeth that they need to be removed, since wisdom teeth can crowd existing teeth by forcing them to scrunch together.


Do wisdom tooth extractions affect other teeth?

No. However, not having them removed can. Wisdom teeth are teeth that are not needed. Our mouths were designed to have them but not need them. If they come in and are not straight they are called "impacted". When they become impacted they can cause danger to the roots of other teeth. This is when they need to be removed.


Does wisdom teeth extraction require sedation?

Wisdom teeth extraction can, but does not always, require sedation. In some cases, local anesthetic in the gums can be used instead of general anesthesia. Full sedation is typically only required if one's wisdom teeth become impacted and need to be surgically removed.


If your wisdom tooth is loose will it come out?

Possibly, but a loose wisdom tooth is a sign of other problems that need attention from a dentist.


Will a wisdom tooth come out itself when it is loose?

Maybe,Because My mum has a wisdom tooth too and she had it itself grow out But idk!I need to ask my mum,I have a wisdom tooth too and im only 10!:(


What is the difference between a root canal and having wisdom teeth removed?

A root canal would almost never be done on a Wisdom Tooth. But it is when they open the top of the tooth and remove all of the nerves in the roots. They leave the roots and fill them with a special material. Then they put a filling in the tooth. The tooth will also need a crown put on it to keep it healthy. Having your Wisdom Teeth removed is when they take out the very last molars in your mouth. They are called Wisdom Teeth. Very few people have room for these teeth to fit properly in their mouth. Each person has one on the top right, top left, bottom right and bottom left; four wisdom teeth. A root canal is done to save a tooth and keep it in mouth. The removal of a tooth consists of extracting it. Which is better? Depends on many factors. Can you use your wisdom tooth if you keep it? Will that wisdom tooth replace another molar that has previously extracted? The best would be to discuss it with your dentist.


Do you need someone to pick you up if you are getting one wisdom tooth removed?

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Is it possible to get braces on a wisdom tooth and a second molar only to close a space where a first molar was removed?

I'm a bit surprised at your question. I can't believe any orthodontist would put braces on a wisdom tooth. Unless you're asking because you want to have this done. Secondly, closing the space that a lost tooth has caused is asking a lot. Having a tooth removed will most likely throw off the alignment of all of your teeth. I'm not a dentist but it sounds like you need a crown or a post where the missing tooth was (or will be).


If one has a big hole in an adult wisdom tooth can it be pulled or does it have to be surgically removed?

It depends on the tooth and how it is in your mouth. Some wisdom teeth can be removed without surgery and some need surgery. The hole doesn't really affect needing surgery or not. Wisdom teeth, if bothersome, usually are pulled. Most dentists prefer you see an oral surgeon just in case their should be any problems (generally there isn't.) Just a little info as to why we have to put up with these miserable little additions in our mouth, here is why some people have them: As you know we have changed with evolution, and thousands of years ago we had wider jaws, and needed more teeth. As our faces and bodies slimmed down to suit our generations to come, and unfortunately, for some, we have been blessed with wisdom teeth. They are useless and if they bother you in any way (even very sore gums back in your jaw ... this means the wisdom tooth is not quite coming through) it is best to have them removed. Good luck Marcy


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If the gum around one a wisdom tooth is a little loose but the wisdom teeth otherwise seem perfectly fine what should be done about it?

Quite often, a piece of gum tissue overlies the wisdom tooth which is partially through. Keep the area as clean as possible, otherwise attend your dental checkups as recommended so your dentist can keep it under observation. If the loose gum is causing you pain or severe irritation, then the wisdom tooth may need to come out, but it sounds unlikely from what you describe. There is no need to have wisdom teeth removed, unless they are causing problems such as pain, swelling, infection, decay in the tooth in front etc. Very often, the risks of wisdom tooth removal outweigh the benefits. Sometimes a wisdom tooth does not erupt completely, and creates an extension of gum called operculum. While eating and chewing on food, this operculum can be irritated and infected causing a pericoronitis. This condition has signs of intense pain, redness, a bad smell and a difficulty of opening the mouth. If the operculum does not go away, it is advised to extract the wisdom tooth to prevent complications of the pericoronitis. Under certain conditions, if the wisdom tooth has erupted, but an operculum is still present, it is possible to make an operculectomy, which is the removal of the extension of the gum itself without extracting the tooth.


Do you need to fast prior to a tooth extraction that is not a wisdom tooth?

No. You shouldn't but you should double check with the dentist.


Can you remove a wisdom tooth if it is still infected?

You need to treat the infected tooth with a dose of antibiotics first then you can remove it!!!


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you need to go to a dental practitioner and have it removed.


Does everyone need their wisdom teeth taken out?

Most people require their wisdom teeth to be removed because they will shift the alignment of their other teeth, however if the wisdom teeth will not affect the other teeth they will not often be removed. Also 35% of the population will not develop wisdom teeth.


What should you do if you have a cracked wisdom with the outer side gone and recently has been giving you a great amount of pain?

If it's a wisdom tooth it needs to be removed. But it could be another molar; it's easy to confuse them. If it's another molar, it needs to be looked at to see if it can be saved and how. Either way, you need to see a dentist.


Do wisdom teeth need to be removed?

Not normally, they are a natural part of the adult mouth, most people have them with no problems. However, if there is a problem with them then they may need to be removed.


Do you need to have your wisdom teeth removed if there is enough space in your mouth for them to come in?

No! I had room in my mouth for all of my wisdom teeth to come in. The bottom one's became impacted and hurt so i had them removed, but i still have my top one's and I'm not getting them removed!


What is the cost of getting your wisdom teeth removed without dental insurance?

Around $1500 regular price. Depending on services. If you go to an oral surgeon without insurance to get your wisdom teeth removed, you will pay anything from $1200-$1500. You usually need to pay half the amount up front and then you can make payments. I suggest you do what I did and go to the local college or university. I had mine extracted at UCLA school of dentistry and I paid only $130 total for all four wisdom teeth. They were professional and I actually had fun! The cost should be the same, with or without dental insurance. In Canada, a wisdom tooth extraction, for a single tooth, can cost up to $350.