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Wisdom Tooth Removal

Cash Price Only - Medical Aid Patients charged at 100% of scheme rate.

  • 45 min
  • 700 South African rand
  • Ubuntu Dental

Service Description

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, typically emerge in the late teens or early twenties. While these molars can be valuable assets when healthy and properly aligned, they often pose problems that necessitate their removal. In this article, we will delve into the reasons for wisdom tooth removal and the numerous benefits it brings. Preventing Impaction: One of the primary reasons for wisdom tooth removal is the risk of impaction. Due to limited space at the back of the mouth, these molars may not have sufficient room to emerge properly, leading to impaction. Impacted wisdom teeth can cause pain, swelling, and contribute to the misalignment of adjacent teeth. Preventing Crowding and Misalignment: Wisdom teeth can exert pressure on surrounding teeth, causing crowding and misalignment. This can result in bite issues, difficulty in cleaning between teeth, and an increased risk of decay and gum disease. Removal of wisdom teeth can help prevent these problems and maintain the proper alignment of the rest of your teeth. Reducing the Risk of Infection: Partially erupted wisdom teeth can create pockets where bacteria can accumulate, leading to infection and inflammation known as pericoronitis. Removing these molars eliminates the potential breeding ground for bacteria, reducing the risk of painful infections and associated complications. Preventing Cysts and Tumors: In some cases, wisdom teeth may develop cysts or tumors, which can lead to more significant oral health issues. Removal of these teeth at an early stage can prevent the development of such cysts and tumors, safeguarding your overall oral health. Alleviating Pain and Discomfort: Wisdom teeth can cause significant pain and discomfort, especially when they are impacted or misaligned. Removal of these troublesome molars can provide relief from chronic pain, headaches, and jaw discomfort, improving your overall quality of life. Enhancing Oral Hygiene: Wisdom teeth are located at the back of the mouth, making them challenging to clean properly. Their removal simplifies oral hygiene routines, reducing the risk of cavities, gum disease, and other oral health issues. Maintaining good oral hygiene becomes easier without the presence of these hard-to-reach molars.

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or re-schedule, please contact us the day before the appointment is due.

Contact Details

  • Middestad, Charl Malan Street, Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa

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