Wisdom Teeth

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Do your wisdom teeth trouble you? Are you wondering whether to have your wisdom teeth or pull them out? See, you are underestimating wisdom teeth as they can wreak havoc on your dental health if not addressed at the right time.

About 90% of people don’t have enough room in their mouth for wisdom teeth. Unfortunately, wisdom teeth don’t provide bouts of wisdom. Yes, they create a range of dental problems that can put your other healthy teeth at risk. That’s why dentists suggest wisdom teeth removal if they don’t create any problems but failed to erupt in the right position. In fact, wisdom teeth removal Sydney is a preventive measure taken to protect healthy teeth.

Why wisdom teeth are problematic?

Wisdom teeth Sydney are the last set of teeth that emerges between the ages of 17 and 25. They are also called third molars. They helped our ancestors to eat raw food like meat, plants, and roots, which requires a lot of chewing force. When a tooth is lost, wisdom teeth were very helpful for them. But, today, we follow a modern diet that is made of softer foods that makes chewing less laborious. As a result, we don’t need wisdom teeth, and they are often removed as they don’t have enough space in our mouth. Yes, when compared to the size of our ancestor’s mouth, our jaw size is small which is why our mouth couldn’t accommodate wisdom teeth.

If you are still hesitating, here’s why you need to pull them out as early as possible:-

Avoid complications

When a wisdom tooth erupts, they don’t get enough space to erupt in the right position. As a result, they come in different positions, including partial eruption, developing sideways, pushing nearby teeth, and getting trapped completely under the gum line. This condition is called impaction. When they break through the gum line partially, wisdom teeth increase the risk of bacterial growth, which can cause infection and decay other teeth.

Impactions can lead to painful inflammation, and it is a good idea to avoid the development of these issues by getting them pulled out as early as possible.

Avoid the risk of cavities

A partially erupted tooth is difficult to clean as it can’t be cleaned with a toothbrush completely. Food particles can be caught in between the tooth and gum, which can cause bacterial infection.  By considering wisdom teeth removal Sydney, you don’t have to worry about the development of cavities in the extra molars.

Protect gums

If impacted wisdom teeth are left too long, it can cause gum infection leading to tooth loss. By getting rid of the wisdom teeth early before they can cause gum infection, you can protect your gums and the rest of your teeth from the ravages of periodontal disease.

As you see, wisdom teeth can impact your oral health negatively if not treated. For further queries about wisdom teeth removal cost Sydney, please call us.