Do I have to get a referral from my dentist or doctor before I have a consultation wisdom teeth removal?
No referral is needed for the first consultation.
What kind of experience does Dr Pinho have?
Dr Pinho has been practicing tooth extraction, oral surgery and wisdom teeth removal for 15 years in both Melbourne and Sydney. He has performed oral surgery on thousands of patients and have removed more than 20,000 wisdom teeth.
Is wisdom teeth removal painful?
Not at all. The process is a gentle and pain-free experience. Only the best and latest technology and technique is used for teeth extractions at Wisdom Dental Emergency to ensure patients experience only minimal discomfort.
What kind of pain can I expect after the procedure?
All professional at Wisdom Dental Emergency take pain management seriously. Each patient will receive specific instructions and medications to help deal with any pain that may occur afterwards.
Will I experience swelling afterwards?
Swelling can vary from patient to patient but generally swelling can increase for the first three days but will being to reduce slowly after that. Dr Pinho is known for his very conservative and gentle technique to avoid swelling.
When is a good time to have wisdom teeth removed?
Although you can have wisdom teeth removed at any age, it is better to have them taken care of at a younger age. It’s important for teenagers to have wisdom teeth consultations and evaluations. We usually recommend a first consultation at around 18 years old. At this age is usually possible to predict the need or not to have Wisdom teeth removed. It is also important to remember that not always all 4 Wisdom teeth need removal. Each person is different so your dental or oral surgeon will examine your teeth and will explain the pros and cons as well as the risks involved. Waiting for pain, exposure , eruption or "keeping an eye on it" is a usual mistake patients and even some dentists make in our opinion. Age is in Dr Pinho's opinion the main factor when it comes to Surgical removal of Wisdom Teeth , specially the lower ones.