Find out more about wisdom tooth removal
Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt and generally appear in our mouths in our late teens. We have four wisdom teeth at the back of the mouth — two on the bottom, two on the top.
Many wisdom teeth erupt without any problems. Others can cause issues mainly if they have not emerged through the gums properly and are called Impacted (partially erupted). An impacted wisdom tooth can result in problems like jaw and tooth pain, nasty taste and possibly damage to other teeth.
Often, a partially erupted wisdom tooth causes no apparent or immediate problems. Many people are unaware of their tooth impaction, and having at least one impacted wisdom tooth is almost to be expected. But beware; because they are tricky to clean, they may be more susceptible to tooth decay and gum disease than other teeth are.
Having your wisdom teeth assessed by our expert at Gipsy lane: Dr Raj (the oral surgeon at the Royal Berkshire), makes perfect sense and can avoid future issues and put your mind at rest.
Many waiting lists for wisdom tooth removal can be long, and in some cases, the NHS waiting time can be up to 12 months.
“Come to our Gipsy lane Oral Surgery unit, and we will speedily treat you.”Amy O’Brien Practice Manager
You can be seen within just 1 or 2 weeks at Gipsy Lane
This means you can avoid the waiting list and attending the time-consuming hospital visits. Our Oral Surgeon works evenings and weekends and can attend at short notice in emergencies”.
We treat all our patients with the utmost care and respect. If you are nervous or anxious, we also provide additional sedation services to help you relax. Whether you are preparing for a complex procedure or worried about your next dental visit, we are here to help.
If you are worried about a wisdom tooth, please call us on 0118 966 5656 to book a check-up. Dr Raj – our oral surgeon who also works at Royal Berkshire can see you, take X-rays of your teeth and let you know any plan of action you may need to take when it comes to wisdom tooth pain or worries. You can also book online by clicking here.