In an adult, there are 32 permanent teeth, of which the number 8 (also known as wisdom teeth) consists of 4 teeth that grow in 4 corners in the same upper and lower jaw. Wisdom teeth usually erupt at the end of school age, but there are also many cases in young adulthood.
Hello doctor. I have a wisdom tooth in my right upper jaw cause pain. Please ask the doctor which dental center in Saigon should I go to for examination and treatment. Thank you very much for your advice. (Mai Huynh - HCMC)
One of the biggest worries of all patients when having the 8th tooth extracted is fear of pain. With pain-free tooth extraction with the ultrasonic tooth extracting device Piezotome at Nhan Tam Dental Clinic, you completely forget about those worries. The ultrasonic tooth extraction device Piezotome helps extract teeth 8 safely, without pain, shortening the time of tooth extraction, and helps to heal quickly with all cases of difficult root growth.
Though aftercare may differ based on the type of extraction and location of your tooth, you can usually expect to heal in a matter of 7 to 10 days. It’s important to do what you can to keep the blood clot in place in the tooth socket. Dislodging it can cause what’s called dry socket, which can be painful.
Wisdom teeth removal is not a simple procedure in dentistry because of its complex position and structure, unlike other teeth. So, what is wisdom teeth and how to remove it safely, without complications?
Dear doctor, I am 20 years old this year, growing a wisdom tooth in my upper jaw, and it is quite painful from the time of eruption until now. I saw a part of the tooth erupting and the gums were red and swollen, causing so much pain that it was difficult for me to open my mouth, and had to eat porridge for many days. I want to consult a doctor how to solve this situation, and should wisdom teeth be extracted? (Tran Thi Mai Huong – Ho Chi Minh City)
Tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth, using forceps, from the dental alveolus or the socket in the alveolar bone. There comes a time in everyone’s life when one has to get his tooth extracted. Though your tooth is supposed to last a lifetime, but almost everyone has to get his tooth extracted. For some it’s early, for some it’s late.
Tooth extraction, or the removal of a tooth, is a relatively common procedure for adults, even though their teeth are meant to be permanent. Read on to learn more about tooth extraction and what you need to do after this dental procedure.
There are several risks and complications of a tooth extraction that may affect some patients who need to have a tooth removed.
Only a very small percentage - about 2% to 5% of people - develop dry socket after a tooth extraction. In those who have it, though, dry socket can be uncomfortable. Fortunately, it's easily treatable.