Oral Surgery / Wisdom Teeth
Oral surgery is often times needed for more complex treatment plans including but not limited to: bone removal prior to dentures, wisdom teeth extraction, and surgical extractions. All of the following are offered at Hermosa Dental by our well-qualified team.
Wisdom Teeth Extractions
Wisdom teeth are considered your third molars. Typically wisdom teeth begin to develop at age 13 and finish at about age 17. This of course varies for each individual but is the general age range. The extraction of wisdom teeth early on can prevent both pain and possible oral infection. At Hermosa Dental a thorough exam, evaluation of x-rays, and review of medical history will be done in order to determine if wisdom tooth extraction is necessary for you!
Reasons your dentist may recommend wisdom tooth extraction:
- Fully impacted wisdom teeth
- Partially impacted wisdom teeth
- Wisdom teeth causing periodontal problems
- Wisdom teeth that are extremely difficult to keep clean
- Wisdom teeth that are infected/decayed
- Wisdom teeth causing pain
Oral Sedation is offered at Hermosa Dental. If you have extreme dental anxiety or would like to be more relaxed during procedures, this might be the option for you. Oral sedation is considered minimal sedation meaning that you will be “relaxed state”, yet conscious.
Reasons for Oral Sedation Dentistry:
- A bad gag reflex
- Extensive amount of dental work to be complete
- Invasive dental work
- Low pain threshold
- Extreme fear and anxiety of being in the dental chair
Your dentist at Hermosa Dental will have detailed conversation with you about oral sedation if he/she believes this is a good option for you.
Whether it be a simple extraction, surgical extraction, or wisdom tooth extraction our dentists and team at Hermosa Dental is dedicated to providing you with the most comfortable and painless experience. We will ensure that every detail of the procedure is thoroughly explained to and all questions you may have are answered. We highly recommend that the day of your surgical procedures you do not participate in extensive physical activity. Extractions are considered invasive procedures and will reoccur a considerable healing time. After your extraction your dentist will provide you with a follow up care instructions to guide you and ensure your healing process is quick and easy.