Why Choose Mehlville Modern Dentistry for Wisdom Teeth Removal in St. Louis?
At Mehlville Modern Dentistry, we understand you may feel anxious or stressed about getting your wisdom teeth removed. We value your concerns and give priority to providing our patients with the highest quality of care. Our team of experienced professionals, use advanced, proven technologies and apply the latest techniques to ensure effective and proper care for wisdom teeth removal.
5 Signs a Wisdom Teeth Removal is Necessary
Wisdom teeth, or third molars, can cause discomfort and pain as they emerge. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, consider wisdom teeth removal:
- Pain or discomfort in the back of your mouth
- Swollen or bleeding gums
- Difficulty opening your mouth
- Bad breath or a bad taste in your mouth
- Crowding of other teeth
You can trust us to provide a successful and safe wisdom teeth removal procedure.
Ten million third molars (wisdom teeth) are extracted from approximately 5 million people in the United States each year at an annual cost of over $3 billion1
The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons states that about 85% of third molars will eventually need to be removed1
Choose Mehlville Modern Dentistry for the Best Mouth Guards
Here at Mehlville Modern Dentistry we are committed to you and your smile. Our experienced team of dental professionals practice the latest techniques and apply advanced technology to ensure top-quality, personalized dental care. We understand your concerns. We offer customized comfort and prime protection to treat your specific needs. To schedule a consultation, please call at 314-845-2730.
Wisdom Teeth Dental Team
Our team of experienced dental professionals at Mehlville Modern Dentistry in St. Louis that specialize in wisdom teeth removal.
Importance of Wisdom Tooth Removal
Wisdom teeth can cause a variety of problems, including pain, infection, and damage to adjacent teeth. Removing them can prevent these issues and promote better oral health.
Don't let wisdom teeth pain and discomfort hold you back from enjoying life. Contact Mehlville Modern Dentistry in St. Louis today and schedule an appointment with our experienced dental team for a comfortable and effective wisdom teeth removal procedure. Say goodbye to wisdom teeth pain and hello to a healthy, happy smile.
Dental Issues That Could Require Emergency Dental Care
- Toothache or sever dental pain
- Broken or chipped tooth
- Lost or knocked out tooth
- Swelling or infection in the mouth or jaw
- A lost or losse orthodontic appliance (such as a bracket or wire)
- Trauma or injury to the moth or jaw
- Abscess or pus-filled pocket on the gums
- A broken or lost dental restoration (such as a filling or crown)
- Gum bleeding that doesn't stop
Wisdom Teeth Removal FAQs
What is wisdom teeth removal?
Wisdom teeth removal is a dental procedure to extract one or more of your third molars, located at the back of your mouth.
Is wisdom teeth removal painful?
We take extra care to ensure our patients are comfortable throughout the procedure, using local anesthesia to minimize any discomfort.
How long does it take to recover from wisdom teeth removal?
Recovery time varies by individual, but most people can return to their normal routine within a few days to a week.
How can I prepare for wisdom teeth removal?
We recommend you avoid eating or drinking anything for a few hours before the procedure, and arranging for someone to drive you home afterward.
What should I expect during the procedure?
During the procedure, we'll numb the area with local anesthesia and carefully remove the tooth. You may feel some pressure, but you shouldn't feel any pain.
1Friedman JW. The prophylactic extraction of third molars: a public health hazard. Am J Public Health. 2007 Sep;97(9):1554-9. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2006.100271. Epub 2007 Jul 31. PMID: 17666691; PMCID: PMC1963310. Accessed 20 June 2023 from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1963310/