If you are aged between 17 and 25 and suffering from significant pain, infection of the soft tissue and swelling in the back of your mouth and jaw it is possible that your wisdom teeth are beginning to emerge. Thankfully wisdom teeth and their removal is a common and typically standard procedure, occurring in approximately 65% of the population.
Not everyone’s wisdom teeth will require removal. However, depending on the size of your jaw, the angle of eruption, how far they do emerge, the proximity to your nerves and your number of wisdom teeth (depending on genetic factors people can have between 1 and 4), you may need yours extracted.
When assessing whether wisdom teeth removal is necessary there are several typical situations where it is advisable, including:
Based in Chatswood, Sydney, our dental clinic is fully equipped with the latest technology, panoramic radiograph (OPG) and a Cone Beam 3D CT, to perform safe and successful wisdom teeth removal. We also provide dedicated recovery rooms for our patients, so you can recuperate after your surgery.
Our dental team is extensively experienced and well trained in the procedures necessary. Among our staff is an oral surgeon who manages the more serious cases of impacted wisdom teeth, especially when surgical extraction is necessary. So you can rest easy knowing you are in capable hands.
We understand just how painful your wisdom teeth can be before surgery and we have your wellbeing in mind when it comes to treatment and surgery. We offer three sedation options depending on the severity of your cases:
If your wisdom teeth are troubling you contact About Smiles on (02) 9415 3555 or enquire online. We are happy to assist with a consultation and provide our professional opinion on your situation. Whatever the severity of your situation don’t delay, our safe and experienced hands will guide you through the procedure at our modern clinics in Chatswood, Sydney and East Village, Zetland.