Wisdom Tooth Extractions – Vienna, VA

Removing Non-Essential Teeth to Improve Oral Health

Wisdom teeth are also referred to as third molars, and they are the last teeth to erupt. Typically, this event occurs when a dental patient is between the ages of 17 and 25, and it often requires oral surgery to remove them. While not all individuals need to have their wisdom teeth removed, it is a common treatment option because of their non-essential presence within the mouth. Dental patients who are experiencing pain or other issues associated with wisdom teeth are encouraged to call our dental office to schedule an appointment before the situation worsens to learn more about wisdom tooth extractions from our Vienna, VA dentist.

Why Choose Mayberry Dental for Wisdom Tooth Extractions?

  • Experienced, Dedicated Dentist
  • Honest and Transparent Recommendations
  • Advanced Dental Technology for Optimal Comfort

Why Do Wisdom Teeth Need to Be Removed?

Woman in pain before wisdom tooth extractions

Our team will likely recommend a patient have their wisdom teeth removed if any of the following reasons are clearly evident:

  • The teeth are impacted, which means they are laying beneath the gumline
  • They are causing the individual’s bite to be misaligned
  • They are causing continuous pain and discomfort in the back of the mouth because of their eruption
  • A person develops an infection that causes fever, swelling, and intense pain

What to Expect with Wisdom Tooth Extractions

Man smiling during wisdom tooth extraction visit

We will begin by administering local anesthesia to numb an individual’s mouth before the procedure. If the person requests sedation dentistry, we will also provide it.

Once the person is comfortable and at ease, we will begin to remove each wisdom tooth. This process can be completed by gently moving each tooth back and forth using specialized dental instruments until it detaches from the ligaments, or it may be necessary to conduct a more invasive procedure. If the teeth are impacted, it will be essential to open the gum tissue and gently remove each wisdom tooth in sections, as this will allow the patient to keep more natural bone and undergo a smoother procedure.