Wisdom Tooth Surgery
How are wisdom teeth surgeries done?
If the wisdom tooth root is buried in a horizontal position, if its roots are embedded in the bone in a split position, the tooth is pulled apart by cutting it into pieces. If your wisdom teeth are impacted, a cut is made in the gum to reach the bone if there is a gum on it. A comfortable environment is prepared for tooth extraction. The tooth is divided into parts and removed from the area.
In which situation are the impacted wisdom teeth extracted?
Impacted wisdom teeth are usually caused by inflammation of the soft tissue. These inflammations cause pain and ache in the patient. It causes a cyst to form in the area that will cause inflammation in the teeth. Therefore, these teeth should be removed as soon as possible. Inflamed wisdom teeth are treated with antibiotic drugs given by the doctor. As long as the inflamed teeth are not extracted, the infection will repeat itself. Wisdom teeth that cannot find enough space on the jawbone remain embedded. This puts pressure on the teeth and causes pain in the teeth. If the impacted teeth do not have enough space above the jawbone, they will compress the teeth and cause the teeth to be crooked. It rots the molars next to the horizontal and diagonal teeth. Bacterial plaques formed on wisdom teeth trigger gum problems.
What happens after impacted wisdom tooth surgery?
After the wisdom tooth surgery, the patient is observed for a while during the examination. If no adverse events occur during this period, the patient is sent home. In order to prevent inflammation after wisdom tooth surgery, the doctor gives a prescription to the patient. If you use your medicines regularly, your aches and pains will be relieved in a short time and your swelling will go down. Wounds in the mouth heal quickly within a few days. The body pumps more blood to the mouth area. This is why post-dental bleeding is excessive. After the impacted wisdom tooth extraction, coagulation occurs in the area with the cavity. The wounds in this area heal within a few days. Healing is completed in 2-3 months with bone formation. After the impacted wisdom tooth surgery, the patient should consume plenty of fluids. Compress should be applied with ice water to prevent swelling in the area.
How Is Wisdom Tooth Extraction Performed?
Wisdom teeth are a source of problems for many people. The jaw structure is smaller in some people. Narrow jawbone causes crooked teeth. Wisdom teeth are located just behind the two molars of our mouth. There are 4 wisdom teeth, 2 lower and 2 upper. Wisdom teeth may be absent in some people. 20-year-olds begin to appear at the age of 17 and completes its development at the age of 30.
Anatomical Conditions That May Occur Around Wisdom Teeth
The maxillary sinus cavity is located at the top of the wisdom teeth. Sinus cavities are air spaces between the facial bones. Sinuses clean the air we breathe. Adjusts the resonances of the sound. It reduces the weight of the skull. Improper force application while pulling wisdom teeth causes the broken tooth pieces to escape into the sinus cavity. It is necessary to be more sensitive when pulling the wisdom teeth in the lower jaw. This region divides the lower jaw into two parts, right and left. When the nerves passing through this section are damaged, it causes temporary numbness in the lip. While the wisdom teeth in the lower jaw are being pulled, the incision made on the gum may damage the lingual nerve in this area. This damage causes numbness of the tongue area.
Why Should We Extract Impacted Wisdom Teeth?
Soft tissue inflammation around a semi-impacted wisdom tooth is a very common condition. Infections in the gums are delayed by the use of antibiotics. Unless wisdom teeth are operated on, this situation will repeat constantly. Impacted wisdom teeth can sometimes cause cysts and tumors to form around the teeth.
How is impacted wisdom tooth surgery performed?
Panoramic x-ray film is taken before impacted tooth surgery. In the film, the impacted position of the teeth and the dangerous situations that may occur around the teeth are detected. If the specialist physician deems it necessary, 3D dental tomography is taken. The relationship of the tooth with the nerves passing by the impacted teeth is determined. The boundaries of the sinuses are determined with wisdom teeth. In wisdom tooth surgery, a small incision is made together with anesthesia. The gingival flap is lifted and the gingiva is reached.
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