Wisdom teeth removal in Albany, OR

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

Dentists
  • webmd
  • colgate
  • yahoo
  • oralb
  • bankrate
  • healthline
Connect

First-class oral surgeons in Albany

Our dentist's seasoned expertise guarantees smooth extractions. Transparent, reasonable pricing is the cherry on top.

Book

Smooth extraction, peaceful recovery

Our detailed pre-operative consultation is thorough. Benefit from multiple sedation options during and after wisdom tooth extraction.

Call

Express wisdom teeth removal

Wisdom teeth bothering you? Get the best care on the same day, during emergencies, or walk in to our Albany clinic.

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.

Sam, Patient

what are wisdom teeth

What's the definition of wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are those teeth in the furthest corners of our mouth. They're typically the last to erupt - appearing between our late teens to early twenties. Intriguingly, not all of us will have them. Some people may have all four, others might have one or two, and there are cases when they don't show up at all. They're vestiges of our ancestors who needed bigger jaws and more teeth to grind down hard-to-chew foods.

symptoms of impacted wisdom tooth

When is wisdom teeth removal necessary?

Wisdom teeth symptoms can be discomfort, swollen gums around the affected area, difficulty opening your mouth, and a bad taste. These don't necessarily mean wisdom teeth need removing. We're the professional wisdom tooth extraction center in Albany; however, not every case needs us. An oral surgeon can assess if it's essential or not. You're in safe hands with us.

wisdom tooth removal surgery near you

What's the process for taking out wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth removal involves delicately separating the tooth from its surrounding tissue. When it's impacted, we use surgical techniques like a simple extraction or a more complex procedure involving cutting into the gum tissue. A simple extraction requires us to loosen the tooth before we gently pull it out. However, for a seriously impacted tooth, we make an incision in your gum tissue, and if necessary, remove a bit of bone covering the tooth. Just picture trying to free a prized marble stuck in a tight pile of clay--that's what we're doing to safely extract an impacted wisdom tooth without damaging the surrounding tissue.

aftercare instructions post-operation third molar tooth extraction

Wisdom tooth aftercare

After we extract your wisdom teeth, you'll likely experience swelling and discomfort, which is perfectly normal. We recommend that you rest more in the postoperative period, taking care not to exert yourself. You might notice some bleeding, but don’t be alarmed; just apply the gauze provided, changing it as needed. Intriguingly, you should avoid smoking as it can hinder the healing process. If pain persists, take the prescribed painkillers. Brush gently to keep your mouth clean while protecting the extraction site. Ice packs on your cheeks will soothe the swelling; moreover, they’ll offer a distraction, too.

What to eat after tooth removal surgery?

Soft foods to eat after wisdom teeth removal

After getting your wisdom teeth removed, we recommend trying soft, vitamin-rich foods like tangerines, provided they are juiced or pureed, as their acidity and Vitamin C can promote healing. Also, a bowl of gentle silken miso soup could soothe while providing essential nutrients. Whether you fancy fruits, veggies or soups, remember, they must be easy to eat and not disrupt your recovery process. What's your favourite soft food recipe?

wisdom tooth extraction cost in your city

Typical cost of wisdom tooth extraction in Albany

Costs for wisdom teeth removal in Albany can vary, and we totally get that it's important for you to understand where your money is going. Absolutely, you have every right to request an itemized breakdown. We believe in transparency and providing reasonable pricing. It's your hard-earned cash, after all. With a breakdown, you'll know exactly what you're paying for. Having a clear understanding reduces stress, and we're all about making this process smoother for you.

Urgent same-day wisdom teeth extraction local dental services

Same-day wisdom tooth extraction in Albany

We believe it's crucial to seek urgent care for discomfort or pain resulting from a wisdom tooth. You could potentially have an infection or impacted tooth requiring attention from skilled dentists for wisdom tooth extractions in Albany. Around the clock, 24/7 service is available for your immediate needs. Over-the-counter pain relievers like ibuprofen can alleviate wisdom tooth pain. However, they're not a long-term solution. Your well-being is our priority.

FAQ

How big are wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth vary in size, but on average, they are similar to regular molars. They can range from 8 to 16 millimeters in length and around 2 to 4 millimeters in width.

How can I prepare for my wisdom teeth removal surgery?

Before your wisdom teeth removal surgery, follow your dentist's instructions regarding fasting and medication. Arrange for someone to drive you home and restock your pantry with soft foods. Keep your mouth clean by gently rinsing with warm saltwater.

Can I use a straw after wisdom teeth removal?

Using a straw after removing wisdom teeth is not recommended as it can dislodge blood clots and delay the healing process. It's best to avoid straws and drink directly from a cup to promote faster recovery.

Can I smoke after wisdom teeth removal?

It is strongly advised to avoid smoking after wisdom teeth removal as it can delay healing and increase the risk of complications. Smoking can also increase pain and cause dry socket, undermining the recovery process.

Can wisdom teeth grow back after removal?

No, wisdom teeth do not grow back after they have been removed. Once they are extracted, they will not naturally reappear.

Book a wisdom teeth extraction dentist in Albany

Take the first step towards a healthier smile and schedule your appointment today. We're open Monday through Saturday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Call now and enter your ZIP code.

1-888-488-0618