Wisdom Tooth

Wisdom Tooth

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WISDOM TEETH…? How much does it cost…???

 What is Wisdom Tooth?

The third and ultimate set of molar that grows in an individual’s mouth at the end of the teenage years or during the early twenties is called wisdom tooth. 

It grows in the back corners of your jaw. However, like other types of teeth, problems may also happen to the wisdom tooth.

One of them is the impacted wisdom tooth. Generally, Impacted Wisdom Tooth is present at the back of the mouth that do not have enough room to emerge in a normal way. A normal adult can have four wisdom teeth, two on the top, two on the bottom. 

What is wisdom tooth impaction?

            Impacted wisdom teeth happen when your third molars become partially or fully trapped in your gums or jawbone. This can lead to a number of oral health problems, including infection, tooth decay and gum disease. Surgical removal is often recommended as treatment.

Sometimes, impacted wisdom teeth don’t cause any noticeable problems. Other times, symptoms may develop suddenly or gradually over time. Signs of impacted wisdom teeth include:

  • Pain or swelling of your jaw or face
  • Red, swollen or bleeding gums
  • A bad taste in your mouth
  • Bad breath (halitosis)
  • Difficulty opening your mouth all the way
  • Extensive tooth decay
  • Infectious soft tissue in the lower tooth
  • Cysts
  • Tumors
  • Damage to surrounding teeth
  • Affecting the gum


On the other hand, its removal is not necessary in the event that the wisdom tooth is Healthy and Fully erupted Positioned correctly with respect to the opposite tooth

What happens if you don’t remove impacted wisdom teeth?

  • If your impacted wisdom teeth are causing pain and other symptoms, leaving them in place can be bad for your oral health. Impacted wisdom teeth are more prone to infection and abscesses and they can cause damage, decay and disease to healthy teeth.


Dr. Naveen Vittal, best dentist in vizag says…

” Impacted wisdom teeth cause pain, impact other teeth and cause other dental problems. They may also appear harmless. But they are more prone to tooth decay and gum disease than the rest of the teeth”

So, if you’re planning to get your problematic wisdom tooth removed, you can check out our dental clinics at MVP Double Road and Shivajipalem where we offer safe and high-quality safe protocols in visakapatnam. Doctors, here are known for their experience, expertise, and skills to safely remove your wisdom tooth and, in turn, save you from more pain, swelling, and other similar complications.

What are the care guidelines to be followed after removal?

After the removal, you may experience bleeding in the affected area. Although it’s normal, some care tips need to be observed to speed up healing and avoid potential complications. Some care guidelines to follow can include:

  • Avoid rinsing of the mouth for a day following the removal
  • Avoid using commercial mouth rinsing liquids.
  • Stay on a liquid diet (ice creams, puddings, powder drinks) for a couple of days and then move on to easily chewable foods. Most of all, stay away from crispy foods.
  • Chew far away from the extracted tooth.
  • Make sure to brush the teeth and floss it. Avoid doing the same near the extracted tooth.
  • Rinsing the affected tooth with warm, salty water twice a day is a good way to ease the recovery.

What are the possible complications of wisdom tooth removal?

  • Dry Socket – A common complication that occurs when either a blood clot has failed to form in the extracted tooth socket or else the blood clot that was formed has been dislodged.
  • Paraesthesia – Paraesthesia is a complication that is less frequent compared to dry socket. On certain occasions, these nerves can be bruised or damaged during the process of removing the wisdom tooth which are present in the jawbone leading to this condition.


How much does extraction cost?

The cost of wisdom tooth extraction can vary anywhere between Rs3000 – 6000/-. In most cases, the cost depends on the position of the impacted tooth and difficult score of it.

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