Lower Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Lower Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Lower Wisdom Tooth Extraction is a dental procedure that involves removing one or more wisdom teeth located in the lower jaw. Wisdom teeth are the last set of molars in the mouth that emerge between the ages of 17 and 25.

If a lower wisdom tooth is causing pain, infection, or other dental issues, the dentist may recommend its removal. The procedure is minimally invasive, but patients can resume their normal activities soon. However, there may be some minor post-surgical side effects that persist for a short period of time.

What is the cost of a Lower Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

In Pakistan, the cost of a Lower Wisdom Tooth Extraction can range from 7,000 to 30,000 PKR. However, the exact price can vary depending on factors, such as the dental condition being treated and the extracted number of teeth.

What diagnosis leads to Lower Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

Lower Wisdom Tooth Extraction is recommended by a dentist in the following conditions:

  • Growth of the wisdom tooth below the gum line

  • Dental pain or discomfort

  • Wisdom tooth infection

  • Damage to adjacent teeth

  • Cysts or tumors.

What is the procedure for Lower Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

The procedure for Lower Wisdom Tooth Extraction involves these stages:

  • Numbing the tooth and surrounding area with local anesthesia before the procedure

  • Making an incision in the gum tissue to access the lower wisdom tooth

  • Loosening and removing the lower wisdom tooth from the socket using surgical instruments

  • Removing any remaining bone fragments and cleaning the site

  • Closing the incision with stitches 

  • Placing gauze over the site to stop bleeding and promote healing

What are the risks & complications associated with Lower Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

Lower Wisdom Tooth Extraction is considered safe and effective for repairing decayed teeth. However, some potential risks and complications could occur, including:

  • Post-surgical infection and bleeding 

  • Post-surgical swelling and pain

  • Fever and headache

  • Blood clotting at the surgical site

  • Damage to adjacent teeth or structures

The risks associated with Lower Wisdom Tooth Extraction are relatively high and most patients experience complications. Therefore, it is important to consult your dentist after having a dental procedure.

What to expect after Lower Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

  • Following Lower Wisdom Tooth Extraction, it is common to experience some discomfort, pain, swelling, and minor bleeding in the affected area.

  • To ensure proper healing, your dentist may advise you to avoid chewing food from the treated dental site until it is fully healed.

  • It is also normal to experience difficulty in opening your mouth for a few days after the procedure.

  • Follow all post-operative instructions provided by your dentist, including taking any prescribed pain medication, applying ice to the area to reduce swelling, and eating only soft foods for a certain period of time. 

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