Upper Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Upper Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Upper wisdom tooth extraction is a dental procedure involving the removal of one or more wisdom teeth located in the upper jaw. Wisdom teeth are the last set of molars that erupts usually between the ages of 17 and 25. 

The dentist recommends the removal of the upper wisdom tooth if it is causing pain, infection, or other dental problems. The dental procedure is minimally invasive, yet the patient can return back to normal activities soon. However, minor post-surgical side effects persist for some time.

What is the cost of an Upper Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

The cost of an Upper Wisdom Tooth Extraction in Pakistan 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 an Upper Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

The dentist may recommend Upper Wisdom Tooth Extraction if find the following conditions;

  • Growth of wisdom tooth above the gum line

  • Dental pain or discomfort

  • Wisdom tooth infection

  • Damage to adjacent teeth

  • Cysts or tumors

What is the procedure for an Upper Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

The procedure for Upper Wisdom Tooth Extraction involves these stages:

  • Before the procedure, the dentist will numb the tooth and the surrounding area with local anesthesia to minimize pain and discomfort during the procedure.

  • Your dental surgeon will then make an incision in the gum tissue to access the upper wisdom tooth.

  • With the surgical instrument, he will then loosen and remove the wisdom tooth from the socket.

  • After tooth removal, the dental surgeon will remove any remaining bone fragments and clean the site.

  • Depending on the complexity of the procedure, your dentist may close the incision with stitches.

  • Finally, the dentist will place gauze over the site to help stop bleeding and promote healing.

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

Upper Wisdom Tooth Extraction is generally 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 Upper Wisdom Tooth Extraction are relatively high and most patients experience complications. Therefore, it is important to consult your dentist after undergoing the dental procedure.

What to expect after an Upper Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

  • After having Upper Wisdom Tooth Extraction, you may face discomfort, pain, swelling, and minor bleeding.

  • You may have difficulty opening your mouth for a few post-surgical days.

  • The dentist may recommend you avoid chewing food from the treated dental site until it is healed.

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