A niggling pain in the teeth is worse than having pain anywhere else. You can put bandage on cuts and ointment on bruises but the toothache will be a bother that has no cure without an expert treatment. If you too have been suffering from pain in the at the back of the mouth, swollen gums, bad breath, and have difficult in opening or closing your month then you might be suffering from the problem of impacted tooth.
Impacted tooth often go neglected until they are pushing against the gums and causing pain and discomfort. But are you too among the 70% of people who are afraid of going to the dentist with the fear of long painful procedures. You need not worry, our expert dentists at The Esthetic Clinics in Mumbai will treat the complex cases of impacted tooth with great precision and without the fearful pain.
‘Impacted’ means stuck i.e. when a tooth stuck or wedged between the jaw bone and another tooth. Most of the time impacted tooth cause no obvious problem, and are only discovered during the x-ray at the dental clinics. Sometimes symptoms appear and subside by own, but if the symptom appears, and the tooth has decided to ‘come out’ it would cause unbearable pain.
Impacted tooth is the tooth that has been blocked from breaking through the gums for some reason. It fails to erupt in dental arch within the expected development time and place. They do not erupt and remain impacted throughout the lifetime of the individual unless extracted or surgically removed. Teeth may become impacted because of inadequate space, adjacent teeth, dense bones or hereditary abnormalities.
The most common tooth, which remains impacted, is third molar, also called wisdom tooth. Chances of impaction of mandibular molar are more than maxillary molar. Other than that canine are also reportedly impacted. As the tooth pushes the adjacent tooth for room to erupt and grow normally, it can cause pain and discomfort. Followed by various dental problems. Because it could restrict the access for cleaning of nearby teeth.
Impaction is due to small arch or inadequate space or dense overlying bone. The most commonly impacted teeth are:
Around forty percent of people suffer from wisdom tooth impaction at some point of their lives. For some the transition is very simple but for some the appearance of wisdom tooth is a painful and troublesome experience. This happens because of inadequate space or small jaw for the tooth to grow. Maxillary canine second most affected tooth, because its position is corner of the mouth. The maxillary canine impaction can be detected early in children between ages three and four years.
There are various causes for impaction, as listed below
Because tooth is impacted, so won’t be able to clean and care them. But if the tooth is partially erupted it will be more difficult to clean them, it increase the risk of dental problems:
More often than not, the impacted tooth causes no problems but for most people seeking impacted tooth treatment in Mumbai often see the follow common symptoms:
Ignored impacted teeth can also lead to cavities and an accelerated tooth decay. Most symptoms disappear in a day or two but that does not mean that they will not return or not cause an problems in the future.
Impacted tooth need to be shown to the dentist as soon as possible. A dental specialist in Mumbai will examine your teeth and take an x-ray of the mouth, teeth and gums to determine the situation and see the amount of impaction. Post the examination the dentist will guide you towards the best solution for impacted tooth treatment in India. For those patients for whom the tooth is not causing any discomfort, the only mode of detection is regular dental clinic visits. The most common approaches taken by top dentists for impacted tooth treatment in India are:
Surgical extraction of impacted tooth requires skilled and experienced hand of an expert maxillofacial surgeon. The dental team of our clinic in Mumbai has the best and experienced dentist for impacted tooth surgery in India.
Surgical extraction might be a complex process, depending upon the position and depth of the tooth in the jaw. But with Skills and advanced technique can be extracted easily. Extraction surgery generally conducted under local anesthesia.
Post impacted tooth surgery instructions given by the dentist must be followed by the patient to promote and accelerate healing. Some pain discomfort and swelling after surgery is quite normal with this process. If you follow the instructions given below it will be smooth sailing recovery for you:
It is normal to experience some pain and swelling after surgery. But, if the following symptom appear or persist then consult your dentist immediately:
The cost of treatment varies based on the severity and complexity of the impacted tooth. Health and dental care must never be compromised. Seeking the best treatment from the safest and most professional oral care experts must remain your top priority.
That said, our long list of loyal clients from within and outside of Mumbai stands testimony to our reputation as the best clinic for impacted tooth treatment in the city. In the end, it is your faith and investment in our service that will ensure you get the treatment you deserve.
Our clients continue to return to us for our quality assurance, value-for-money service, and post-operative care and feedback.
After all, it is your health, and we care.
Dr. Debraj Shome is Director and Co founder of The Esthetic Clinics. He has been rated amongst the top surgeons in India by multiple agencies. The Esthetic Clinics patients include many international and national celebrities who prefer to opt for facial cosmetic surgery and facial plastic surgery in Mumbai because The Esthetic Clinics has its headquarters there.