Affordable Wisdom Teeth Removal Perth
Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to develop in the furthest back areas of your mouth. Also known as the 3rd molars, they usually push through your gums in the late teenage years or early 20s. Sometimes, our jaws are not usually ready for another set of 4 extra teeth. These teeth may, therefore, grow with misalignments or remain entrapped under the gum and bone. This can crowd the rest of your teeth or lead to impacted teeth.
Impacted wisdom teeth can stir up damage to the nerves or jawbone, lead to fluid-filled cysts, cause immense swelling, or immense pain. Usually, the best solution to these problems is wisdom teeth removal. This way, you’ll mitigate other severe future dental problems.
Here, at Riseley Street Dental, we understand that having your wisdom teeth removed can be a traumatic experience if done using the wrong approach. We focus on painless, safe, affordable and efficient wisdom teeth removal in Perth. Unlike the average wisdom teeth removal clinic, we have mastered our craft and pioneered wisdom teeth removal with advanced, minimally invasive techniques and procedures.
At Riseley Street Dental, we have a team of highly-qualified professionals who are dedicated to making sure that every aspect of your wisdom removal process is as calm and relaxed as possible. We have invested heavily in state-of-the-art dental technology and the latest procedures such as sleep dentistry that support an efficient, safe and painless approach to tooth extraction, wisdom teeth removal and oral surgery.
We understand that the cost of wisdom tooth removal is always a big concern. At Riseley Street Dental, we have friendly charges for all our dental procedures. We are always willing to discuss a payment plan that you’ll be most comfortable with. Besides, we accept all private health funds and will put your claims through immediately at the time of payment. You will also be able to maximise your rebates when using either of these schemes: HBF, HCF, NIB and Medibank private.
Problems Caused by Wisdom Teeth, And Why Removal is Done?
Wisdom tooth extraction is done to correct an actual dental problem or to prevent future problems. Some of the problems caused by the growth of wisdom teeth include:
Your jaws may not be having enough space to accommodate an extra tooth. The wisdom teeth may become impacted or fail to break through your gums entirely.
Your third molar may break through your gums partway, causing a gum tissue flap to grow over them. Due to this flap, food and germs can get trapped and cause your gums to become swollen, and painful.
•Possible damaged nerves and jawbone
If left unchecked, this problem might escalate leading to infection and damage of other nerves, teeth and jawbone.
•Crowded or damaged surrounding teeth
Another common problem that may require wisdom teeth removal is when the teeth come in at an awkward angle leading to crowding and possible damage to surrounding teeth.
When Do You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?
Unfortunately, you’ll only get to know that you need your wisdom teeth extracted when you get an infection or an abscess, or experience pain. Getting your wisdom teeth removed starts with an examination. Whether you’ll experiencing pain or not, your dentist will typically need to do an x-ray to determine how your wisdom teeth are positioned and how much room is available for them to grow.
While wisdom teeth removal is not always necessary, we recommend that you seek advice from an experienced dentist or dental surgeon if you’re experiencing any of these complications:
•Gingivitis or gum disease.
•Pericoronitis: This is gum tissue inflammation condition that is often characterised by fever, swelling and severe pain symptoms.
•Cyst growth around the wisdom teeth.
•Bacterial infection in the tongue, cheek, or throat.
•You need to consult with a dental professional to determine which teeth need removal.
•If wisdom teeth removal is not done early enough, it can result in infections that can cause other health problems.
•Antibiotics are just a short-term solution for impacted wisdom teeth.
•You can choose a local or general anesthetic during the teeth removal procedure.
•There is some evidence to suggest that crowding or crooked teeth can be prevented by removing certain wisdom teeth
•If you’re in Perth, we recommend that you get a panoramic x-ray (or OPG) done to help your dental professional evaluate your teeth and nerve structure.
•If you’ll be travelling away from Perth for an extended period, it’s sometimes best to have problematic wisdom teeth removed prior to leaving.
The Procedure Itself Shouldn't Hurt
At Riseley Street Dental, we use the best in the industry techniques to ensure painless wisdom teeth removal. Depending on your decision and how difficult the procedure might be, we may prefer to use:
•Local anesthesia: This typically means that you’ll be awake throughout the process and may feel pressure, but the process will be painless. Our dentists will numb a part of your mouth by injecting medicine into your gum or inner cheek.
•Sedation: You’ll be awake throughout this process but with lessened consciousness and might not remember much.
•General anesthesia: This is also referred to as sleep dentistry technique, whereby, you’re completely knocked out and won’t remember a thing. You’ll only wake when the removal procedure is complete.
Whatever your dental problem is, we assess each case individually and independently. When you visit our Perth dentistry clinic, one of our professional staff will take you through a range of steps to help you overcome your fear and anxiety. We’ll take you through the proposed treatment option step by step, and make sure that you’re completely comfortable with all the options available.
We’ll make sure your experience is as pain-free as possible. We focus on giving you the best dental care in a comfortable environment. Whether you choose local anesthesia, sedation or general anesthesia, you can rest easy knowing that you’ll get excellent treatment. You can call us today or fill our electronic appointment form for more information or enquiries.
Typical Extraction Procedure and After-Care
Simple wisdom teeth extraction procedure can be completed in a few minutes. However, if the process is more complicated, it may take longer, up to 20 minutes. You might also experience discomfort such as gum swelling and bleeding for up to three days after surgery.
Here is a sneak peek of what to expect during the removal process of your wisdom teeth:
•Sedation, local or general anesthesia is administered
•An intricate incision of the soft tissues of the gum is performed
•Removal of any bone that may be blocking access to the tooth or roots
•Painless removal of the wisdom tooth
•Cleaning of the wound
•If necessary, stitching of the wound to promote healing
•Placement of gauze over the wound to control bleeding.
For the first 24 hours after your wisdom tooth have been removed, you should avoid:
•Drinking alcohol and smoking
•Rinsing your mouth with liquid
•Strenuous physical activity
•Drinking hot liquids such as soup or tea.
Following the removal of your wisdom teeth, it is imperative to avoid eating spicy, crunchy or other difficult-to-chew foods. Our Perth dental professionals suggest the following foods for the first 1-2 weeks after the tooth removal: Fruit smoothies, Mashed potatoes, Soup, Instant pudding and Oatmeals. This is also one of the rare occasions that your dentist will recommend that you eat ice cream.
Schedule Your Wisdom Teeth Removal Appointment Today!
At Riseley Street Dental, we aim to make you feel as relaxed as possible from the first time you step into our Perth clinic. If you’re having troubles with your wisdom teeth, call us today or fill our appointment form online today.
We manage a wide variety of dental problems. For more information, queries, appointment booking or consultation about the oral services we provide, call our office in Perth, at (08) 9316 2304.