It’s not uncommon for some people to become anxious when they learn they need to have a wisdom tooth, or several wisdom teeth, extracted. Many of us have heard stories from friends, family, or co-workers about the process and their own personal experiences.
While the thought of wisdom tooth extraction may sound daunting to some people, the truth is that the it is an extremely common procedure with a very low risk of complications. Keep reading to learn more about the extraction processes performed at M2 Dental.
There are two types of tooth extractions commonly performed by dentists in Vancouver. They are known as a simple extraction and a surgical extraction.
What a lot of people don’t realize is that the mouth has an incredible capacity to heal. After your wisdom teeth have been extracted you should be able to resume normal activity within a day or two. Keep in mind, however, that you will need to make sure you adhere to any follow-up instructions you’ve received to avoid potential complications.
If you find yourself still feeling anxious about having a dental extraction – whether it’s a simple extraction or a surgical extraction – you may want to consider sedation dentistry as an option. M2 Dental is happy to discuss all options available to make sure your wisdom tooth extraction procedure is as stress-free as possible. Make your appointment now to learn more.