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Wisdom Teeth Removal in Oshawa

Evening appointments are available.

 Same day and walk-ins accepted.

Painless, safe wisdom tooth removal to prevent future infection and decay.

What are wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth get their name because they are your last set of teeth (molars) and they come in typically in your late teens. Some people get 2 wisdom teeth, most get 4 (one for each quadrant of your mouth).

Why do wisdom teeth need to be extracted?

They don’t always have to be. They can be a valuable if they are healthy and aligned properly. However in most cases wisdom teeth are misaligned or be angled inward or outward. This poor alignment can lead to crowding and in some cases and can damage adjacent teeth.

Wisdom teeth are enclosed within your gums and jaw in the back of your mouth and partially break through the gum. This partial break provides a safe haven for bacteria to enter and causes infection. This can also lead to pain and swelling. 

Impacted Wisdom Teeth

When the wisdom teeth are partially or fully blocked from coming up through the gums, we call this impacted wisdom teeth. Most dentist recommend wisdom teeth removal at this point to avoid further issues. Our team of dentists offer reliable and pain free wisdom teeth removal. 


Benefits of wisdom teeth removal

There are a number of benefits of wisdom teeth removal, they are:

Removal of wisdom teeth means less crowding, and lesser crowding reduces orthodontic problems.
By removing wisdom teeth you can prevent damage to nearby teeth.
It also helps reduce the risk of gum disease such as gingivitis or periodontitis.
Helps reduce the risk of inflammation.
Lessen orofacial pain.
Can be helpful in reducing the risk of cysts, tumors, and jaw damage.

Tooth Extraction Procedure


During your visit, the dentists at Simcoe Smile Dental will examine your wisdom teeth and determine if there is any way to save it. Necessary x-rays will be needed to check the positions and state of the wisdom teeth under the gum line. Before we remove your wisdom teeth, we will take your health problems into consideration and customize a suitable treatment for you.

Before removing the teeth, we will administer local anesthesia so you will feel no pain. 

Wisdom tooth removal


Do’s and don’ts after the removal of your wisdom teeth

 Do eat soft foods and drink plenty of fluids.
 Do use an ice pack on your face to reduce swelling.
Don’t drink through a straw, as it may slow down the healing process.
Don’t eat hard, crunchy, gummy and sticky foods.
Don’t smoke and don’t rinse your mouth harshly.

Things to watch out for right after your wisdom teeth removal

Bleeding may occur for few hours after tooth extraction. Place a clean moist gauze over the extracted area to stop loss of blood. If heavy bleeding continues contact your dentist.
It is also essential to avoid rinsing or spitting after tooth extraction.
Facial swelling typically occurs after the extraction of the teeth. You can use an icepack on the area to reduce swelling.
Pain medications can be taken as recommended by dentist.
Foods should be avoided. Avoid alcohol if you’re taking pain medication.
Do not use mouth wash as they can irritate the extraction site.


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    Wisdom Tooth FAQ’s

    Wisdom teeth removal in Oshawa can cost anywhere between $200 to $600  to extract a single tooth. It depends on how complicated the surgery is (level of infection, placement of tooth etc.). For more details, speak to the team at Simcoe Smile Dental.

    Yes, but it is usually recommended that the patient takes a day or two off from work after getting their wisdom teeth extracted. 

    It is suggested that you recover for a day or two after a wisdom tooth extraction. If your job involves strenuous activities, then you need to talk to your employer to rest for a couple of days.

    The second day is usually the worst day after getting your wisdom teeth removed. The area around the extraction site might swell up, there may be some discomfort or mild pain. Both the swelling and the discomfort will subside in a few days. If they do not, give us a call right away.

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