How do You Know If You have a Wisdom Teeth Infection?
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Wisdom teeth as the name indicate it occurs between the age of 17 and 25, where you considered being wiser. They are the third set of molar teeth. Wisdom Teeth Infection happens when they grow improperly and also when you find eruption in the wisdom teeth, the bacteria get grounded there and cause infection.
Wisdom teeth infection also called pericoronitis. It can be infectious and needs treatment. Sometimes it may need wisdom teeth removal. Wisdom teeth also named as the third molar, are the last teeth to come into your mouth. Sometimes this wisdom teeth will not grow properly aligned on the gum lines. It may grow sideways and emerge only partially or get trapped between the gums. Any of these can cause pain and infection to the wisdom teeth.
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Symptoms of Wisdom Teeth Infection
The pain in the area of infection is the most common symptom. In some cases, infected wisdom teeth can cause pain in the entire jaw, neck, and throat and can cause headaches.
Along with this pain, it can cause sore throats and swollen lymph glands under the jaws. Bad smell or taste from the mouth is another sign. The infected wisdom teeth can also cause swelling of face and jaws and pus drainage. Once this wisdom teeth get infected it is very difficult to chew food or eat.
If you find your wisdom teeth get infected, consult your dentist as soon as possible. Your dentist can examine and suggest the best treatment for you. Dentists commonly treat you infected wisdom teeth with antibiotics and numbing gel to help relieve discomfort.
Gargling with salt water also can speed up the healing process. All wisdom teeth infection does not need removal. In some cases, the infection will be cleared up and you do not face any difficulties. If the infection occurs frequently and causing more problems. You need teeth removal.
The dentist may recommend that your wisdom teeth removal. Always consult an experienced oral surgeon for this, Sometimes it is found that general dentists may begin the procedure and later finding it complex. A general dentist can perform simple teeth extraction. An experienced oral surgeon has the extra skill and training to complete the complex extraction.
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