Nowadays, most patients prefer to get treatment under sleep dentistry/general anesthesia which does not cause pain. Therefore, the dentists recommend operating under anaesthesia, i.e.; numbing the space where tooth/teeth are impacted. In hospitals, local anaesthesia is given to numb the are as well as general before the operation is performed. Once the anaesthesia begins its effect, few dental steps are followed –
Later, the patient can go home as the effect of anaesthesia begins to get reside. When general anaesthesia is given, it takes a bit longer to recover and one person is always needed to accompany him/her and take care of the patient for 24 hours. If the patient experiences any of these effects which are mentioned below, he/she should be taken back to the dentist within 24 hours as these indicate some infections or some major complications.
After the operation, and successful wisdom teeth extraction, a few side-effects which are mild and temporary are commonly observed. Here are few of them-
Complications are those issues that occur along with the procedure or after the procedure of wisdom tooth extraction. If care is taken, complications do not arise. Still, if the complications observed following conditions include:
If after the surgery you observe bleeding gums, antibiotics will be provided to treat the infection