Do you live in La Grange, Texas and are need of Wisdom Tooth extraction?
Having your wisdom teeth extracted is a common procedure that thousands of Americans undergo each year. Wisdom teeth are the last adult teeth to come in and each adult has four wisdom teeth: two teeth on the top and two teeth on the bottom. The extraction of these teeth is necessary due to the many possible complications that can happen when these teeth begin break gum surface. If the teeth impact the gum surface the risk for pain and infection increases. Your other teeth can also be affected by wisdom tooth growth such as them shifting during the wisdom tooth growing in, also there is a significant amount of pain associated with wisdom teeth growing in.
When Should Wisdom Teeth Be Extracted?
Wisdom teeth should be surgically extracted as soon as possible to avoid the surgical and nonsurgical complications. Due to the high risk of infection, it is highly encouraged to have these teeth taken out before they break the gum surface The surgical procedure becomes more difficult for a surgeon to perform if a wisdom tooth impacts the gum surface. The recovery time for this procedure increases if the patient waits to get wisdom teeth removed. The risk for surgical complications also increases. The usual recovery time for this surgery is 2-3 days in length after the surgery and the patient must be resting and avoiding any strenuous activities. Recovery from this procedure is also accompanied by a soft foods diet for around 3-7 days after the surgery.
Austin Oral Surgery: Your Wisdom Tooth Stop
Austin Oral Surgery has been serving the people of La Grange, Texas for 45 years now, and hope to keep providing the La Grange and Austin areas with exceptional oral health care. There are ten Austin Oral Surgery offices located around the Austin area, all of which have an excellent staff that is well trained in the wisdom tooth removal and the recovery process for this procedure. The Austin Oral Surgery staff is committed to bringing high quality oral health care to the La Grange and Austin areas and strive to provide a comfortable environment for all patients and their families.
Contact Austin Oral Surgery Today To Schedule A Consultation
The staff at Austin Oral Surgery can help answer any questions or address any concerns that you may have about the wisdom tooth removal procedure and the recovery process. Their office can be reached at 512-402-6677.