Wisdom teeth

Tag:

Cordales

Wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth,  or third molars are one of the most frequent causes of dental pain. The lack of space or malposition of them can cause that they get included (or 'trapped') within the jaws, causing: caries in contiguous teeth inflammation of the gums maxillary cists Antibiotics and analgesics can soothe the acute pain they can...

What should I eat after my wisdom tooth extraction?

The extraction of wisdom teeth is indicated for a large part of the population, since there are very few cases where they erupt without complications. If you have undergone, or intend to go through this intervention (which is usually quite simple in most cases) it is very important to know what kind of food you can...

How is an impacted wisdom tooth diagnosed?

In order to know for certain wheter is necessary to remove our wisdom teeth, it is necessary to undergo periodic checks ups once we reach the age when they start growing (usually between 17 and 25 years of age). In order to diagnose and define a treatment plan, an exploration and a panoramic radiography (orthopantomography)...

Should I have my wisdom teeth removed even if they do not bother me?

In many cases, wisdom teeth are invisible. This happens when they are impacted, that is, trapped under the gum or stuck against an obstacle, a situation that initially may not represent any discomfort, but that with the passing of the time can give way to many complications. For this reason, it is necessary that when...