Wisdom Teeth Extraction & Wisdom Tooth Surgery
Surgical extractions are a procedure that requires surgery to remove an entire tooth. Although a tooth may be hiding in the gums and not visible in the mouth, a surgical procedure will be required to extract the tooth.
In situations such as impacted wisdom teeth, surgical extraction will be required. The process will require a local anesthetic to freeze the area of the wisdom tooth before it is removed. If your situation requires you to remove more then one wisdom tooth, your dentist may suggest general anesthetic. With general anesthetic, you will not feel any pain and will be sleeping during your surgery.
The procedure of oral maxillofacial surgery at your Burlington dental office removal of the bone surrounding the targeted tooth. Once your tooth has been extracted, you may require stitches to assist in the healing process. The stitches will not require another dental visit as they will dissolve after several days