Wisdom teeth are last teeth to develop in your mouth. These third molar teeth might not erupt properly in certain individuals causing various problems or infections to them. There can be four wisdom teeth, one located in each corner of upper and lower jaw. A wisdom tooth usually does not cause any pain until it starts making damage so it is better to find out the problem sooner than later. Roots of wisdom tooth get developed at teenage and many people soon begin experiencing problems with a wisdom tooth. One of the most complicated problems of wisdom teeth is related to Ulcers.
How can Wisdom tooth cause Ulcers?
Wisdom teeth erupting in the wrong direction can cause pressure on neighbouring teeth. Many experts believe that it can even cause misalignment of teeth. This sort of teeth has the tendency to rub against either side of the cheek. Such continuous rubbing can cause various episodes of pain and frequent ulcers. A wisdom tooth also pushes sideways out of the gum and causes rubbing inside the cheeks developing ulcers. It also sometimes erupts partially covering the significant part of gum tissue. The space underneath the gum flap is usually quite hard to clean further leading to accumulation of bacteria, plaque, food debris resulting from infection and ulcer.
Ulcers and Pericoronitis
Wisdom teeth eruption sometimes doesn’t provide enough room to develop. Such partial eruption can also lead to inflammation of the tissue or gums around the tooth. The flap of gum tissue or Ulcer can also start holding bacteria and food particles. This problem can lead to Pericoronitis. Under this problem, one can have swollen lymph nodes, muscle spasms, ulcers and swelling on the affected area. Hence it is important to get your wisdom tooth checked so that you can maintain better dental hygiene and prevent yourself from such diseases.
Time to remove your Wisdom teeth to avoid Ulcers
Most dentists and oral surgeons advise to remove wisdom teeth during early adolescence age or sometimes in adulthood. Patients experience fewer complications and better oral hygiene post removal of wisdom teeth. The process of a wisdom tooth extraction requires medical expertise so that it can be extracted or surgically removed depending on the orientation. Considering the fact, it is advisable to take services from our dental experts. At Holistic Dental, we can check the progress of your wisdom tooth and provide best extraction procedure suitable to your requirement. If you are experiencing symptoms of Ulcers, it could be possible that your wisdom tooth has to be extracted. So, what are you waiting for, make an appointment today with Holistic Dental and get advised by our experts for best dental hygiene and solutions?