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Gentle Wisdom Teeth Extraction at Tiger Smile


Wisdom teeth start to erupt at about the age of 18. Not everyone has to have their wisdom teeth removed, but most people do, simply because there is not enough space in the mouth. When there is no space, the wisdom teeth tend to lean into and cause problems for the teeth next to them.

It is also difficult to clean the wisdom teeth when they are crowded or just peeking through the gums, so eventually they get cavities and cause gum inflammation. Patients can choose either to be numbed only or sedated this procedure. Early diagnosis of problematic wisdom teeth is very important. The earlier they are removed the better because the surgery is less difficult, and the healing process is also faster and smoother.

The Effects of Wisdom Teeth in Our Dental Health

What are Wisdom Teeth?

They are the third and last molars located on each side of the upper and lower jaws. They also happen to be the final teeth to erupt and typically appear when an individual is in his or her teens or early twenties.

Wisdom teeth can lead to crowding and even diseases. It is recommended for people between ages 16 and 19 to have their wisdom teeth checked to see if they need to be removed.

The Reasons Why We Have Wisdom Teeth

Since they’re not needed for chewing, numerous dental experts have been speculating of their functions. Wisdom teeth begin growing around the jaw of a person at the age of 7. They may have been useful in the past for replacing molars that had become worn out due to a diet that consisted of food that are hard in texture such as meat. Now that our diet is softer, there are no gaps for wisdom teeth to fill anymore.

Problems Caused By Wisdom Teeth

There are many problems that are caused by wisdom teeth. This includes infections, discomfort, pain, tooth decay, and gum disease. On more severe cases wisdom tooth usually occurs when there is a cyst below the teeth. These types of cases require the wisdom tooth to be removed entirely.

However removing wisdom teeth at an early age can cause a higher risks of damages in the inferior alveolar nerve (jaw nerve). Dentists often prefer removing them from patients on their late teens or 20s.


A Safe Wisdom Teeth Removal from Tiger Smile Family Dentistry

We have a team of qualified dentists specializing in wisdom teeth extraction

Your teeth is safe in our experts’ hands, ensuring a gentle yet thorough procedure that are done with great precision. This is a delicate treatment and our specialists will provide a careful approach while removing your wisdom tooth.

We understand a tooth eruption is a sign that your dental health is in danger. We will make sure to help you achieve a pain and disease-free teeth. Tiger Smile is always here to lend you a helping hand, especially in serious cases such as the need for a wisdom tooth extraction.



Tiger Smile Baton Rouge provides the safest and most comfortable wisdom tooth extraction possible. Our team of professional dentists prioritize the comfort of patients when it comes to this type of treatment. This is because we have a deep understanding of the patient’s anxiety when they are required to undergo this dental procedure, so we make sure that they will feel at ease throughout the whole process.

Our Two Types of Dental Sedation:

  • Heavy sedation
  • General anesthesia

What To Expect from Our Sedation Treatment

  • We will apply an anesthetic to the area where the extraction will take place.
  • Once numbness is felt, the extraction begins.
  • Bleeding and swelling may occur following the procedure. To reduce swelling, we recommend applying ice or gauze. We will also prescribe medication to manage the pain.

The procedure at Tiger Smile is very easy and you can guarantee things to go as smoothly as possible. We take great care of your dental health and we are very gentle with our procedures. And when it comes to wisdom teeth removal, there is nothing to fear as long as you are under our care.

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4.0 Rating From 1 Reviews.
on 28, Feb 2018
Everybody dreads wisdom teeth extraction! I did! But Tiger Smile here in Baton Rouge made me feel at ease. The staff was very attentive and my dentists made sure that I am comfortable throughout the whole process.
Alfie Bradley

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