SHOULD EVERY WISDOM TEETH BE EXTRACTED?
It depends on the position of the wisdom tooth in the mouth, if the wisdom tooth creates an abscess or cyst in that area by pressing the root of the neighboring tooth and jawbone, it is necessary to remove the impacted wisdom teeth.
A focus of infection develops in the semi-buried wisdom tooth and gum area as a result of the accumulation of food residues and poor cleaning. This causes bad breath, pain, and edema. In such cases, the wisdom tooth should be extracted.
After the operation, care should be taken to the wound area for a few days. The wound should not be touched or smoking.
In some cases, it may be necessary to apply ice compression to the area after the operation. This will prevent swelling in the jaw and possible infection.