Impacted wisdom teeth usually go one of only two ways: they’re no concern at all or they’re a big issue. How will it go for you? While we hope they’re no concern, we want to do all we can to prevent them from becoming a problem for you in the future. Here’s a small bit of information about how we remove impacted wisdom teeth.
When wisdom teeth are impacted, our skilled dentist will make a gap on the gum flap covering the teeth and extract the pearly whites in pieces to keep the quantity of bone removed to a minimum. Once the removal process is complete, you may detect a bit of swelling and tenderness in the neck and face: do not worry, this is common and should be expected. Our dentist may endorse using an ice pack or some over-the-counter painkillers to hamper the pain and soothe your aching face and mouth, in addition to whatever other spots may also be swollen. If the swelling does not lower after some days, please give us a call.
Are you living in Round Rock, Texas? If so, we invite you to reach out to Great Oaks Dentistry now at 512.255.3800 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Hooty Alayan. Making your smile healthier is our top priority!