Wisdom teeth removal in Bethesda, MD

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Couldn’t believe how smooth my wisdom teeth extraction went. This team knows what they’re doing. Will definitely be back for any future dental needs.

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What are wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth, dear reader, are the third set of molars we gain in our journey to complete oral health. A pesky late bloomer, it typically makes its grand debut from ages 17 to 21. However, it's a bit of a wild card, so there's no guarantee you'll even get them. Just like our teens spice things up, these teeth too can awaken a new chapter in our oral health journey.

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When wisdom tooth extraction is needed?

Symptoms of wisdom teeth coming in can be discomfort, swelling, or even bad breath, which we're here to guide you through. It's essential to understand that wisdom teeth need removal when they're causing pain, infection or crowding other teeth. However, with our expert wisdom teeth surgery service in Bethesda, you're never alone on this journey. We'll help ease this transition, ensuring your comfort every step of the way.

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Impacted wisdom teeth removal

On the journey to a brighter, confident smile, sometimes we find wisdom teeth standing in our way. Don't worry, their removal is simpler than you might think. We delicately incise the gum, exposing the wisdom tooth and the bone around it. A small amount of bone may be delicately reshaped to facilitate the process. Yet, rest assured, the removal won't hamper the integrity of your surrounding bone structure. After gently rocking the tooth, it surrenders, and we lift it away, paving your path to improved oral health. Removing wisdom teeth is like removing hurdles, and just like you conquer life's challenges, we handle this one. Inspiring, isn't it?

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Wisdom teeth removal aftercare

Recovering from wisdom teeth surgery, we all yearn for that sweet spot of healing. Remember, it's crucial to give your body the downtime it needs. You'll likely experience some swelling and discomfort, however, these symptoms are just your body's natural healing process in action. You may see some slight bleeding too. On the other hand, maintaining clean mouths can avoid infections during recovery. So, keep brushing gently, but steer clear of the surgery area.

What to eat after tooth removal surgery?

Food to eat after wisdom teeth removal

After wisdom teeth extraction, we highly recommend soft foods like tofu salad or coconut cream pie. Nutritious liquids such as bone broth can indeed help in your recovery, without causing any complications. You're on the right track. Would you consider adding these into your diet to ensure a smoother healing process? Let's prioritize our wellness, shall we?

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How much does it cost to remove wisdom teeth in Bethesda?

In Bethesda, the cost of impacted extraction, which is synonymous with wisdom teeth removal, varies. Its overall estimate often includes the surgical procedure but might exclude post-surgery prescriptions for pain management. However, it's vital you clarify these specifics as insurance coverage can affect the final costs. We want to ensure you're not blindsided by unexpected expenses.

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Emergency wisdom tooth extraction in Bethesda

Wisdom tooth pain doesn't always warrant immediate care but it's essential to seek prompt attention to assess the situation. If you're in Bethesda and need expert wisdom teeth extractions, we're here to help. Generally, wisdom tooth pain can last a few days to weeks; however, the duration varies based on individual circumstances. Remember, it's your comfort and health we're concerned about.

FAQ

Can wisdom teeth come in normally?

Yes, wisdom teeth can come in normally. However, in many cases, they may grow at different angles or get impacted due to lack of space, requiring extraction.

Can I wear makeup on the day of my wisdom teeth removal surgery?

Yes, you can wear makeup on the day of your wisdom teeth removal surgery. However, it is recommended to avoid wearing lipstick and heavy foundation as it can interfere with the procedure.

How to sleep after wisdom teeth removal?

After wisdom teeth removal, sleep in an elevated position to reduce swelling and bleeding. Use extra pillows to prop up your head. Avoid sleeping on your side or stomach. Bite down gently on gauze to control bleeding, and change it as needed. Follow your dentist's instructions for pain management.

How soon can I resume physical activity after wisdom teeth removal?

After wisdom teeth removal, it is best to avoid physical activity for at least 24 to 48 hours. This allows time for proper healing. Listen to your dentist's instructions for a more specific timeline based on your individual case.

Can wisdom teeth grow back after removal?

No, once wisdom teeth are removed, they do not grow back.

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