Taking care of your child's dental health is essential, regardless of their age and the condition of their teeth at any time. If your child begins to experience tooth pain, an infection, or even an abscess, you may need to find an emergency kids dentist that you can trust as quickly as possible. With the right emergency kids dentist available near you, it is much easier to address potential issues...
Getting your wisdom teeth removed sounds scary, but it is a common and safe procedure. When it is time for you to get your wisdom teeth removed, there are a few things you should know. Keep reading to learn what you should expect about your wisdom teeth extraction.
Let’s start with what happens during a wisdom teeth extraction. First, the oral surgeon will numb the entire area. Then they open up the gums and remove the wisdom teeth being careful to avoid any structural damage. Once the teeth are removed, the surgeon may place medication into your mouth, but then everything is sutured up and closed.
When it comes to anesthesia, you have options. it is completely fine to stay awake if you are comfortable, but if like most people you want anesthesia or to be “put out” talk to your surgeon about anesthesia options.
Before your appointment, make sure you prepare for your recovery. This means having someone who will drive you to and from your appointment as well as stay with you after. You’ll also want to stock up on soft foods like pudding or yogurt.
Watch the video above to learn more!