Wisdom Tooth Extraction in Calgary NE

Tooth Extractions are usually done to remove a tooth that has been suffering from extensive damage. It is usually the last resort when tooth is unrestorable and cannot be saved anymore. Before removing a tooth, dentist will thoroughly review your medical and dental history and take the appropriate X-rays. X-rays reveal the shape and position of the tooth and surrounding bone. From this information, dentist can determine the best way to remove the tooth or whether to refer you to an oral surgeon.

Extractions are performed for a wide variety of reasons such as

Wisdom teeth removal

Since, wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt. There is sometimes not enough room to accommodate the wisdom teeth which impedes their ability to erupt into the mouth correctly. In some cases, the wisdom teeth will partially emerge through the gums and can result in cavities, gum infections or damage to the adjacent tooth. Wisdom teeth will often develop diagonally and horizontally, causing significant problems. When there is not enough space for the wisdom teeth to come out, they can cause discomfort, swelling, pain as they shift. Wisdom teeth removal is often recommended to avoid future problems.

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