If you’re experiencing pain, discomfort, or difficulty chewing with your wisdom teeth, you might be wondering if it’s time to have them removed. Thankfully, there are many signs that indicate you need wisdom teeth removal Sydney, and if one of these symptoms fits your situation, call your dentist immediately.
An early sign that you might need to extract your wisdom teeth is jaw irritation. As wisdom teeth grow in, they can start to push against other molars and cause bite issues. Jaw pain and jaw irritation are common symptoms of impacted wisdom teeth, so if you’re experiencing discomfort or a sore jaw, it’s best to see your dentist for an evaluation. Sometimes, an oral surgeon may be needed for evaluation or for surgery depending on how quickly these issues arise.
If you’re having difficulty chewing or swallowing your food, it could be a sign that one or more of your wisdom teeth need to be removed. This can also be caused by other issues, but it’s best to have your wisdom teeth checked out if you have trouble eating (especially if eating is uncomfortable).
Swollen and Painful Gums
The gums can get swollen if bacteria or plaque has built up between your teeth. If you brush and floss regularly, you shouldn’t see gum swelling. Swollen gums could mean that there is a build-up in your mouth and it should be cleaned immediately by a dentist. While swollen gums don’t necessarily need to be removed, leaving them untreated for too long can cause other issues such as infections and painful abscesses.
Sensitivity to Hot or Cold Foods
One of the most common symptoms of wisdom teeth is sensitivity to hot or cold foods. It can also be difficult to enjoy your favourite dishes when your teeth are bothering you. When that’s happening, it might be time for Wisdom Teeth Sydney removal.
One of the most common signs that you need wisdom teeth removal Sydney is bad breath or mouth odour. Food particles stuck in your teeth, especially near your wisdom teeth, can cause tooth decay and gum disease. In addition to bad breath or a foul taste in your mouth, these problems can also make you more susceptible to cavities and infections in general.
Are you experiencing any of these symptoms? A prompt extraction can help prevent further complication. Please call us today to schedule an appointment with our dentist and discussing about wisdom teeth removal cost Sydney.