Wisdom teeth can cause crowding, tooth decay in the posterior teeth area or they may be stuck in the jaw bone and caused red, swollen, and painful in the area.
Surgical removal of the wisdom teeth performed under local anesthesia and require an incision to elevate the soft tissues covering the tooth and bone and may also remove some of the overlying bone with a drill. The tooth may split into multiple pieces to facilitate its removal.
Treatment time for wisdom tooth removal
Depends on the position and depth of the tooth, approximately 1 hour.