You might have faced or heard about people complaining about the third molar or wisdom teeth. So, does everyone have wisdom teeth or only some people have it and some do not?
Yes, molar or wisdom teeth erupt in every individual during adult age. For some, they become the cause of suffering and some remain less impacted.
Here is all about third molar(wisdom teeth), its causes, symptom, complications, solution and everything in detail.
Third molars are placed at the hind part of the denture structure as permanent teeth erupt at a later age.
They are the upper and lower third molars. The time to erupt these teeth in the mouth in posterior portion is at the age of between 17 years to 25 years.
Although, they can erupt at a later age after 25 as well. Because they occur at the age when the person is mature enough and they are not the baby teeth, these teeth are known as wisdom teeth.Most people have four third molars.
Although, it can be missing in some people like 8% the UK have less than four or no third molar.
Generally, the third molars in the lower part of the skull (Mandibular) are the most impacted one in the starting phase of eruption or in non-functional place of the jaw.
According to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), interceptive extraction should be discouraged to avoid interceptive extraction in many cases depending on situation.
So, choosing the right surgeon for the right guidance is also an important step to get success in third molar surgery.
It is not always the case when wisdom teeth creates problems and pain. They only irritate when they do not have sufficient space to grow or develop normally.
When the third molars get sufficient space and align with second molars, they do not cause any problem.
In different cases, the reason for the third molar impact varies on the alignment with respect to other teeth as well.
If the mouth is not crowded, third molars get the right position without any impact on the other teeth.
Depending on their emerging space, the third molar gets impacted partially or fully.
The patient can face the problems due to the third molar in the following situations:
If you are getting correctly positioned wisdom teeth which do not pain or create problems, there is no necessity to get them removed.
Here are the reasons why third molar surgery is necessary:
Impacted third molar may show symptoms of problem or may not. Although, you can experience the following symptoms, when your third molars causing problems in the mouth or other teeth due to any of the reasons as mentioned above:
Removing the wisdom teeth through surgery can create trismus, postoperative pain and swelling.
Sometimes complications can be due to smoking, age, poor oral hygiene, oral contraceptives, gender, medical history, type of impaction, surgical time, surgeon experience, and topical antiseptics.
Apart from this, anaesthetic technique, the presence of pericoronitis, and intra-socket medications are also the reasons.
So, it is always advisable to do thorough research about the clinic and surgeon experience before heading for third molar extraction procedure.
Depending on the number of teeth you are getting operated at the clinic and severeness of the problem, the price can vary accordingly.
If third molar surgery for teeth is needed, it costs around Rs 3,000 to Rs 5,000 averagely in India.
Calculating cost of x-ray and opg, it can cost you nearly Rs 1000 to Rs 1500 over the removal price.
Overall, a tooth will cost you Rs 4,000 to Rs 6,500 on an average.
Wisdom tooth removal price depend on Lower And Upper Wisdom tooth.
After Wisdom teeth removal, you should take a proper and healthy diet to help your immune system to recover the wound fast.
Here are the foods to eat post surgery duration.
Summing it up, there are certain problems associated with wisdom teeth. For more queries, you can visit our Ekdantam Dental clinic at Jaipur location and get better solutions.