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Wisdom Teeth Removal

An impacted wisdom tooth can cause pain and future oral health concerns such as infection and misalignment if left untreated.

At New Jersey Dental Centers in Old Bridge, NJ, our oral surgeons can extract an impacted wisdom tooth to relieve both jaw and tooth pain.  

Is wisdom tooth removal painful?

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We Specialize in Virtually Pain-Free Procedures

Love Your Smile

The health of your teeth is the primary concern of Dr. Mouner Amer and Dr. Khaled Eldin, but we also understand that many people are nervous to share a smile they are embarrassed of. We are dedicated to providing comfortable care so that you can get the attention you need and the smile you deserve. 

Comfort Is Key

You don't have to live with pain from wisdom teeth. Our well-equipped and newly renovated offices offer a comfortable experience for those suffering from wisdom teeth pain. Our dentists offer general anesthesia and local anesthesia to minimize your discomfort during treatment.

A Community-Based Practice

We are here to provide care for the people of Old Bridge, Saddlebrook, and Neptune and strive to make treatment as accessible as possible. We accept dental insurance and also offer financing through CareCredit®. 

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Why Do I Need to Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

While not everyone will experience dental problems related to their third molars, others can experience serious complications. People may experience teeth erupting at an improper angle. Others may not have enough room in their jaw to accommodate more teeth. If left untreated, these teeth can cause oral hygiene complications. Over time, issues such as tooth damage can occur, which could lead to tooth extraction and the need for dental implants. To prevent such issues, our dentists can perform wisdom tooth removal treatment at our Old Bridge, NJ, dentistry.

How do I know if my wisdom teeth need to come out?

Symptoms of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

There are common warning signs you can keep an eye out for that indicate you might need your wisdom teeth removed:

Bad Breath

Chronic bad breath or a persistent bad taste in your mouth is often a signal of infection. This can be caused by impacted wisdom teeth or from teeth growing in incorrectly.

Inflamed Gums

Wisdom teeth can cause irritation, which can cause gum tissue to swell. Not only is this painful, but it can also lead to gum disease.

Cavities

The back of your mouth is difficult to reach. If not properly taken care of, cavities can easily form on the wisdom teeth. Decay can then spread quickly to other teeth, leading to other health issues.

Sinus Issues

Wisdom teeth in the upper jaw may cause sinus pain, headaches, or congestion.

Crooked Teeth

Many people experience wisdom teeth growing in at an angle. This puts pressure on other teeth and can cause them to shift

Adult Wisdom Tooth Extraction  Is a Common Procedure

85% of adults need to have their wisdom teeth extracted during their lifetime

*According to Crest

How Wisdom Teeth Impact Your Smile

The Wisdom Tooth Extraction Process

Seven Steps from Start to Finish

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Planning

Our dentist will determine how many wisdom teeth need to be extracted after examining x-rays of you jaw and teeth.
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Anesthesia

A local anesthetic will be used to numb the treatment area in every case. The complexity of your procedure and your preferences will dictate if sedation will be administered. 
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Incision

If necessary, gum and bone tissue will be incised to access the tooth.
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Extraction

The tooth is gently extracted. Depending on the difficulty of the procedure, the tooth is removed in either one piece or separated into smaller pieces.
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Sutures

Generally, dissolvable sutures are used to close the incision. In simpler cases, sutures may not be necessary.
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Gauze

Pressure is placed on the extraction site with a small piece of cotton gauze to help stop the bleeding.
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Recovery

You will return home to rest and begin the recovery process.

Wisdom Tooth Removal Supports Your Oral Health

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New Jersey Dental Centers

Dr. Mouner Amer and Dr. Khaled Eldin are top-rated doctors who want every patient to love their smile. They are members of trusted dental organizations, including:

  • American Dental Association
  • New Jersey Dental Association
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Academy of General Dentistry

Our dental care is affordable, but we offer flexible financing options to help you pay for treatment. To schedule a consultation at one of our six locations, call our Old Bridge office at (732) 679-6666 or contact us online.

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