Tag: wisdom tooth

My wisdom teeth are all fully erupted I heard it is advisable to have them extracted? Is this true?

Wisdom teeth

This will depend on the clinical circumstances which are unique to each individual. Your dentist will advise specifically for you. If your 4 wisdom teeth are fully erupted into good positions and your oral hygiene is good around these teeth you may be advised…

I had a wisdom tooth extracted yesterday. It is still bleeding and clotting. Is this normal?

Wisdom Teeth

Apply a mouth pack (available from your local pharmacy) to the wound and bite on it for a half hour to an hour. A small amount of bleeding is not harmful. However, losing a large amount of blood is not normal and may require…