When wisdom teeth grow in, it’s usually sometime in your late teens to your early 20s. Unfortunately, they typically cause problems, growing in crooked, only partially, and/or becoming impacted. The results can be frustrating and the pain can range from mild to excruciating. Turn to us at Ramapo Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, because we’re specialists and can assure you of a smooth, painless experience.
Even if you don’t think the pain is too bad, you should still come in for a consultation and examination to find out if you should get our Bergen County extractions. As wisdom teeth continue to grow, they can damage your jaw, nerves, and neighboring teeth. The procedure will be done under local anesthesia so that you are sufficiently numb. You can be confident because our oral surgeon makes use of the state-of-the-art when it comes to equipment and the most advanced techniques to make the removal of your wisdom teeth and efficient process. Don’t be alarmed if any of these teeth have to be taken out in pieces. It’s not unusual, and it will not cause you any harm whatsoever. Once our Bergen County extractions are complete, the affected area will be stitched and you’ll be given gauze. There may some minimal bleeding, and that is perfectly natural. While full healing may take up to a few days, the first 24 hours are most essential. Be sure to stick to a soft diet during that time frame. You should make use of over-the-counter pain relief medication, hold an ice pack on your face to manage any residual swelling, and be sure to rinse frequently with warm salt water.
To schedule an appointment for our Bergen County extractions, contact our office and we will make certain that you are seen in a timely manner. There is no need to experience pain for any longer than absolutely necessary.