Wisdom Tooth Out … Still Wise.
Wisdom Tooth Removal at Burlinson Dental Surgery
Welcome to Burlinson Dental Surgery, the trusted dental clinic at Siglap Road in Singapore’s East Coast region. Our team, led by Dr Graeme, specializes in pain-free and safe wisdom tooth removal procedures. Whether you are facing discomfort or infection, or it is time to say goodbye to those third molars, we’re here to assist you on your journey towards optimal dental health.
What Are Wisdom Teeth?
Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that most people get in their late teens or early twenties. Although often a mark of entering adulthood, these teeth can often be more of a problem than a benefit due to the issues they can cause, including pain and infection.
Why We Remove Impacted Wisdom Teeth?
Impacted wisdom teeth can lead to several problems, including pain, infection, and damage to adjacent teeth. If left untreated, it may also lead to the formation of cysts and even tumours. At Burlinson Dental Surgery, we ensure that these potential problems are dealt with efficiently and painlessly through our wisdom tooth removal service.
Wisdom Tooth Removal Procedure
Our team, led by Dr Graeme, performs wisdom tooth removal procedures ranging from straightforward extractions to more complex surgeries. Our approach is guided by diagnostic X-rays and thorough examinations that help us understand the depth, angle, and potential complications associated with your wisdom teeth. We make sure to discuss the procedure in detail, explaining the pros and cons, and ensure informed consent before proceeding.
Benefits of Wisdom Tooth Removal in Singapore
The primary benefits of the extraction of wisdom tooth are relieving pain, preventing infection, and safeguarding your oral health. At Burlinson Dental Surgery, we further enhance these benefits with our experienced staff, modern equipment and personalized patient care.
What to Do After Wisdom Tooth Surgery in Singapore?
Post-surgery care is vital to your recovery. Our team will provide detailed instructions on what to do and expect after your wisdom tooth surgery, including managing discomfort and ensuring optimal healing. We typically recommend patients take four to six days off work post-surgery to facilitate recovery.
Cost of Wisdom Tooth Surgery in Singapore
The cost of wisdom tooth extraction in Singapore can vary depending on the complexity of the case. At Burlinson Dental Surgery, we strive to provide affordable care without compromising quality. We offer transparency in our pricing to ensure there are no surprises.
For Singaporeans and P.R, wisdom teeth surgery is Medisave claimable from 90-100%
Why Choose Burlinson Dental Surgery?
Choosing Burlinson Dental Surgery for your wisdom tooth removal means choosing high-quality care. We are dedicated to ensuring that every patient feels comfortable, understands their procedure, and receives the highest standard of care from start to finish.
FAQs About Wisdom Tooth Removal in Singapore
Frequently Ask Questions
1. How will I know if my wisdom tooth needs to be removed?
The need for wisdom tooth removal is typically highlighted by symptoms like discomfort, a bad taste, swelling in the mouth, etc. However, a thorough examination by our dentists, Dr Graeme, Dr Jaime & Dr Chan, is essential to confirm this.
2. How long does the wisdom tooth removal procedure take?
The length of the procedure depends on the complexity of your case. This can be accurately assessed during your consultation.
3. What type of anaesthesia is used during wisdom tooth removal?
This can range from local to general anaesthesia, depending on your situation's complexity and comfort levels.
4. Are there any risks involved in wisdom tooth removal?
Like any surgery, there are risks involved. However, our team at Burlinson Dental Surgery takes all necessary precautions and measures to minimize these risks.
5. How long is the recovery period after wisdom tooth removal?
Typically, it takes four to six days to recover, during which rest, a soft diet, and taking prescribed medications are recommended.
6. Will my insurance cover wisdom tooth removal?
Coverage depends on your specific insurance plan. Therefore, we recommend contacting your provider for detailed information.
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Don’t hesitate to contact us at 6241 3088 for any assistance.