What are Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom Teeth are your third molars, your jaw has a total of 32 teeth as we all know and there are 4 wisdom teeth that erupt/remain embedded in bone/ completely missing in your mouth.

So lets get down to facts!

Our jaws with evolution have become smaller in size and thus the third molars might not get enough space to erupt into the oral cavity. You’re a lucky one if all the third molars erupt in a correct direction in your mouth else it becomes a major source of pain and discomfort!

32 teeth in a oral cavity
32 teeth in a oral cavity
Evolution of Jaw size
Evolution of Jaw size

A third molar that is partially erupted but not in the correct position or is trying really hard to erupt but is unable to might lead to a lot of pain. It can cause food lodgement and decay of the adjacent tooth. There could a partial layer of gum tissue that gets red and swollen up due to inability to effectively clean that area a condition also known as Pericoronitis.

What to do now?

Pericoronits – A flap of inflamed gum tissue over unerupted/partially erupted wisdom tooth
Impacted wisdom tooth

Last but not least muster courage and visit your dentist near you and get the wisdom tooth extracted as soon as possible to. A wisdom tooth extraction should only be done by a oral and maxillofacial surgeon and post operative instructions should be strictly followed.

What to do now?

At Zenith Dental Care, Noida Sector-37 we provide systematic treatment protocol and atraumatic extraction and full post operative care. Extraction is done by the best oral maxillofacial surgeons in Delhi-NCR region.

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