Wisdom Teeth

The third and the final four molar teeth that humans get in their early twenties are called wisdom teeth. If they get erupted in the right place, they help in chewing food. But in most cases, due to lack of place in the jaws, these teeth do not erupt or partially erupt or are positioned wrong.

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Can I brush my teeth after wisdom tooth removal?

Query: Hello doctor, I just got all four of my wisdom teeth removed last week. I was looking at my back teeth, both top and bottom. On all the four teeth, at the very back of my mouth, just front of where the wisdom teeth were, I noticed what appears to be brown hairline-looking marks in the pits and on th...  Read Full »


Dr. Shamaz Mohamed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is nothing to worry. They must be just stained pits and fissures. Since you have not brushed your teeth, or maintained your oral hygiene for a week, they have developed. I insist that you start gentle brushing and rinsing of your mouth twice daily with any over t...  Read Full »

My wisdom teeth are impacted and causing a lot of pain. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a female, 18 years old, 5 feet. I weigh 50 kg. I am having a problem with my wisdom teeth. They are impacted and causing me a lot of pain.  Read Full »


Dr. Shamaz Mohamed

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand the pain you are experiencing due to impacted wisdom teeth. These teeth should be removed to alleviate the pain. They are removed by surgical procedure mostly under local anesthesia. Sometimes they are done under conscious sedation also. It would be great i...  Read Full »

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