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Wisdom Tooth Extraction
What are the Indications for tooth removal?
Patients typically want to avoid having a tooth removed whenever possible. Dentists too, will try to save the natural tooth till the very end unless extraction is inevitable.
32 Smile Stone Wisdom Tooth Extraction
Mentioned below are some indications when tooth extraction in India is unavoidable.
  • Impacted wisdom teeth
  • Decayed teeth which cannot be filled
  • Failed root canal treatment
  • Bone loss leading to severe mobility of teeth
  • Broken, cracked, abscessed or infected teeth
  • For braces treatment when there is severe crowding
  • History of trauma to the tooth, leading to dis-colouration
  • Retained baby teeth
  • Patients taking certain medications or on chemotherapy
  • Why do wisdom teeth need to be removed?
    It's not necessary to remove wisdom teeth if they are correctly positioned in your mouth and do not cause any pain or dental problems. Our oral surgeons will advise you about wisdom tooth removal in New Delhi under the following conditions:
    • If they are impacted (inside the bone) and there is not enough room for them to erupt into the mouth.
    • Causing decay of the tooth in front due to its incorrect position in the jaw.
    • Causing pain & discomfort and maintaining oral hygiene is difficult.
    There are four ways wisdom teeth may grow
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    What are the post-op instructions after extraction?
    Proper care is needed following tooth extraction. Following instructions help faster healing and avoids discomfort.
    • Slight amount of bleeding is normal. Bite firmly on the gauze for one hour.
    • Some swelling is also normal; place an ice pack from outside (cheek) for the first few hours.
    • If you feel like spitting, it is better to swallow.
    • Eat soft diet like mashed potatoes, pudding, yogurt etc. for the first 24 hours.
    • Take cold foodstuff like ice-cream, juices, shakes etc. Avoid using a straw.
    • The next day start with warm saline gargles and soft food.
    • Avoid alcohol and smoking.
    • Follow the prescription given.

    Talk to our team at '32 Smile Stone Dental Clinic' for cost of wisdom tooth extraction in New Delhi, India. They will also guide you about the various options for replacing missing teeth after extraction.


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