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Wisdom Teeth RemovalIn Apex, North Carolina

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For a healthier smile that you can show, visit Better Dental! We offer wisdom tooth removals to provide comfort and relief when you need it the most.

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Wisdom Tooth Extraction

What are wisdom teeth? Everyone has a set of third molars, also known as wisdom teeth. While a handful of people live with their wisdom teeth and experience no problems, most need to undergo wisdom tooth extraction in their late teens or early twenties.

Wisdom teeth removal can be necessitated for several reasons. In most cases, the wisdom teeth are angled forward and put pressure on the other molars. Other people may have teeth angled backwards or even sideways, which can lead to dental problems in the future. Often, wisdom teeth can cause crowding of the front teeth – lowering the patient’s confidence in their smile. Some patients undergo wisdom tooth extraction to address existing problems like tongue pain, cheek-biting, or toothache, but most have the procedure done before any problems occur.

Wisdom teeth removal is a very common procedure, but how it is performed varies from one person to the next. During a typical session, the patient is given local anesthesia around the teeth that are being removed. Some patients may be sedated consciously so they’re more comfortable and relaxed, yet still awake.

The time it takes to perform a wisdom tooth extraction depends on where and how the teeth are coming in. Teeth that have partially erupted through the gum tend to be easier to remove, while teeth that are growing sideways and under the gum (impacted) require more invasive surgery.

I’ve heard that the days after wisdom tooth extraction can be pretty rough. What should I expect?

Following the procedure, you may experience some pain and swelling, neither of which typically lasts longer than just a few days. The dentist will prescribe pain medications to relieve any lingering pain in the teeth and gums. Our dentists at Better Dental will also provide home care instructions on how to help minimize and manage pain and other after-effects of wisdom teeth removal, as well as schedule a follow-up visit. With a little effort, your experience should be easier than you might think!

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Your dentists at Better Dental in Apex are proud to restore healthy smiles with implant dentistry!
Are you living with the loss of one or more teeth? Don’t let tooth loss keep you from smiling with pride! Our experienced implant dentists can help you overcome tooth loss and enjoy a healthy, confident smile again. 
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You can trust our team at Better Dental in Apex to give you the best smile possible!
Do you want to restore your broken, damaged, or stained teeth? Our skilled dental team is here for you! We offer the full range of restorative and cosmetic dentistry services you need to enjoy the benefits of a beautiful smile!
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Let Better Dental in Apex help you achieve the healthy smile you’ve always dreamed of!
Are you ready to straighten your teeth? We can help! Our smile-transforming experts provide Invisalign treatment to create perfect smiles. Invisalign is an ideal treatment for adults and teens who want to achieve straight, healthy teeth without the need for braces.
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Better Dental in Apex offers convenient crowns to restore your teeth in just one visit!
Do you want to repair a damaged tooth? You’ll smile again in no time with Better Dental! Our dental care specialists use the latest technology to provide same-day crowns, bridges, and more. In just one visit, we can repair and restore your tooth to give you back your smile.
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If you’re not sure what cosmetic procedure would address your concerns, our dentists will give you recommendations. Whatever option you choose, trust that our seasoned dentists will give you a beautiful set of pearly whites.

On top of that, you’ll enjoy your visit to our dental facilities. We have:

  • Lots of parking spaces
  • Netflix, Pandora Radio, warm blankets, and pillows
  • Anxiety-free check-ups

Let’s get you a winning smile! Book an appointment today.

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