Wisdom teeth removal in New Providence, NJ

Get your wisdom teeth removed quickly and without complications. Call now to book an experienced wisdom tooth extraction dentist in New Providence. We're open Monday through Saturday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

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Your wisdom tooth extraction begins with a deep-dive consultation. Options for pain management and sedation ensure optimal comfort.

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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 exactly are wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth, also called third molars, are the last teeth to erupt in our mouth - typically between ages 17 to 25. We've four in total - two on both top and bottom. They're a leftover from our ancestors who needed extra chewing power for their diet. Although, for most modern diets, they're not needed. If you're lucky, they grow without any issue. However, often they're misaligned or impacted due to lack of space.

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Do I need to have my wisdom teeth removed?

When wisdom teeth come in, typically you might feel discomfort in your jaw, even some swelling. There's no entire answer for should or shouldn't they be removed - every case differs. If they aren't causing trouble, we usually prefer to keep them. However, if you're in pain or they've impacted other teeth, we trust the experienced wisdom teeth oral surgeons in New Providence for removal.

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How do you take out wisdom teeth?

In removing wisdom teeth, we carefully cut into the tissue to expose the tooth and bone. As we extract the tooth, it may require dismantling to minimize contact with surrounding bone. Rest assured, the bone generally remains unaffected. It's a meticulous process, but we ensure your comfort throughout. Wisdom teeth extraction? You're in good hands.

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Wisdom tooth aftercare

After getting your wisdom teeth out, it's crucial to let your body recover naturally. We recommend starting by placing gauze over the surgical area to absorb any blood. You should aim for ample rest and minimize physical activity to prevent unwanted bleeding. If there's swelling, apply an ice pack on your cheek. Regardless of feeling better, take the prescribed antibiotics to prevent infections. You'll experience some discomfort; however, over-the-counter pain medication should control it. Remember, surgery recovery isn’t immediate, so give it time.

What to eat after tooth removal surgery?

Best foods to eat after wisdom tooth removal

After wisdom teeth removal, you'll want to stick with soft, easy to chew foods. We recommend meals like turkey salad or chicken stew. They offer nutrition without the hassle of chewing. However, avoid extreme temperatures. Food and drinks that are too hot or too cold could aggravate sensitive nerves in your mouth post-surgery. So, remember, soft and mild is the way to go.

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Typical cost of wisdom tooth extraction in New Providence

In New Providence, the cost of wisdom teeth removal can vary based on factors like complexity and the individual's oral health. We understand that it's not always an affordable procedure for everyone. Fortunately, there are several financial assistance options you can explore if you're struggling with the cost. Insurance plans, payment plans through your oral surgeon, or nonprofit organizations are typically available to help lighten the financial burden. It's crucial to maintain your oral health, even when it comes to wisdom teeth removal.

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Emergency wisdom tooth extraction in New Providence

When it comes to wisdom tooth pain, we often see patients wondering if it warrants immediate attention. The answer is, it's usually not an emergency; however, you shouldn't put off scheduling an appointment if the pain persists or worsens. Make sure you reach out to an oral surgeon for wisdom teeth removal in New Providence the minute you're confronted with considerable discomfort or swelling. Moreover, regular check-ups can help predict potential issues with your wisdom teeth, so they're taken care of before they become a major headache.

FAQ

How big are wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth can vary in size, but typically they are similar in size to other molars.

Is it common for wisdom teeth removal to require multiple surgeries?

In some cases, the removal of wisdom teeth may require multiple surgeries. The complexity of the procedure, impaction, or the position of the teeth can contribute to this. It's best to consult with a dental professional to assess your specific situation and determine the appropriate course of action.

What are dry sockets, and how can they be prevented?

Dry sockets occur after tooth extraction when the blood clot that forms in the socket is dislodged or dissolves. To prevent dry sockets, avoid smoking, use proper oral hygiene, follow post-extraction instructions, avoid vigorous rinsing or spitting, and maintain a soft diet.

Can I drive myself home after wisdom teeth removal?

No, you should not drive yourself home after wisdom teeth removal because the anesthesia and pain medications can impair your judgment and reaction time. It is advisable to arrange for a responsible adult to drive you home and ensure your safety.

Why is one side more swollen after wisdom teeth removal?

One side may be more swollen after wisdom teeth removal due to factors such as natural variation in healing, differences in blood flow, or individual differences in inflammation response.

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