How to Get Relief from Wisdom Tooth Pain?

wisdom teeth removal

The teeth of wisdom are additional superficial molars, which grow behind your molars. In late youth and early twenties, these teeth tend to develop. The removal of wisdom teeth is required if the extra teeth affect your overall dental health.

Crooked Wisdom Tooth

If your teeth wisdom teeth are crooked, a number of space and crowding problems will surely arise. The main concern is what is known as impaction. This refers to instances where the teeth of the wisdom teeth press inside your back molars. It not only presses back, but also potentially causes pain and soreness to other teeth in the mouth.

Impacted Wisdom Tooth

If the teeth are left in place, they can cause structural damage, including cracks, to your back molars. This increases the chances of your rear molars being harmed by regular biting and chewing stress. Weakened molars are a big problem because they are important for your food to be properly known.

Severe cracks to the rear molar structure increase the likelihood of infection and consequently more severe problems in dental health. A root canal is necessary to remove infected tooth pulp or extraction if the tooth cannot be saved.

When to Remove Wisdom Tooth?

Although your wisdom teeth do not need to be removed when they come right in, if they are affected it is definitely important to remove them. When you remove wisdom teeth you remove pain and discomfort as well as improve overall dental health and well-being.

Wisdom Tooth Removal

When their wisdom teeth are removed, patients will be under general anesthetics. This will guarantee maximum pain and discomfort.

Your oral surgeon makes careful incisions on the back of your mouth into the gum tissue and removes impacted teeth. If the teeth are difficult to remove, they can be broken into smaller parts so they can be removed completely.

How to Relieve from Pain?

  • Wrap a bag of ice or a bag of frozen vegetables around the mouth and apply every couple of hours for 15-20 minute. This application to the affected area can help alleviate the pain in the teeth of wisdom. The use of ice reduces swelling around the tooth of wisdom. Ice may also have an effect that helps to reduce pain.
  • A pharmacist or physician may recommend a gel containing benzocaine, the active ingredient that helps the genomes to become stubborn. Gels contain also an astringent for reducing rubber irritation and menthol for calming gums.
  • In a glass of warm water, add 1 or 2 salt teaspoons and mix until it is dissolved. Swish this in the mouth for a minute, in particular around the painful area. Repeat multiple times during the day if necessary. The water of salt helps to promote the healing of wounds and to clean up waste. After a few rinses, relief should be felt.
  • Cloves have an ingredient that is eugenol that can act as an addictive, lower the inflammation and increase pain in your teeth. Moisten a clove oil cotton ball and place the wisdom tooth on the cotton ball. Keep the cotton gauze to lie down and throw away for 5-15 minutes. Repeat all day long as necessary. A clove bud is broken and tucked onto the side of the cheek instead of clove oil. Remove the broken clove and remove it for 5-15 minutes.

Contact Oral and Facial Surgery of Oklahoma as soon as you can. Dr Wooten here is a specialist in wisdom teeth removal. Reach us if you have painful tooth.

**Disclaimer: This site content is not intended to be medical advice nor establishes a doctor-patient relationship.

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