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Wisdom Teeth Removal in Steyning, Sussex

Experiencing discomfort and pain due to wisdom teeth? Find expert wisdom teeth removal at Down House Dental in Steyning, Sussex. Book your appointment for relief today. Your comfort is our priority!

As wisdom teeth don’t erupt through your gum until after the rest of the adult teeth have already done so, often there isn’t enough room for them to erupt fully. If your wisdom tooth can only partially erupt, it is impacted and a potential infection risk.

Remove impacted wisdom teeth with minimal fuss

Wisdom Teeth Removal in Steyning, Sussex - Down House DentalIs your wisdom tooth causing you pain or discomfort, particularly when you bite on it? Your wisdom tooth may be impacted, or require a filling, given that wisdom teeth are just as susceptible to decay as your other teeth. Our dentist will be able to advise you as to whether you need to have your wisdom teeth removed at our practice in Steyning, Sussex, or whether there is another problem that is causing you pain.

  • Extraction prevents infection
  • Prevent future dental problems
  • Effective anaesthetic
  • Dentists experienced in wisdom tooth removal
  • Thorough aftercare advice

Wisdom tooth removal is particularly requisite in the cases of recurrent pericoronitis, which is when the soft tissues surrounding an impacted tooth are inflamed. In the first instance of wisdom tooth discomfort, our dentist will assess your tooth in order to decide upon treatment. He or she will need to check that there is no relationship between the lower wisdom teeth roots to the interior dental nerve, before extraction can be a possibility.

You may have heard upsetting accounts of wisdom tooth removal, but please be assured, that we will do everything we can to make it as comfortable as possible for you. Local anaesthetic will be administered prior to treatment to numb the area so you won’t actually feel any pain during the procedure.

Our dentist will advise you as to how to best care for the extraction site following the procedure to keep it clear from infection. Over-the-counter painkillers should keep pain away in the days following the extraction and within 1 to 2 weeks, your gums will be more comfortable. The monotonous pain associated with impacted wisdom teeth will be gone.

Please bear in mind that in severe cases, a patient suffering from lower impacted wisdom teeth, may need an oral surgery referral to the hospital.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does everyone have 4 wisdom teeth?

Not everybody has wisdom teeth. You might have 2, you might have 4, or you might have none at all. If you do have them, wisdom teeth tend to push through the gums when you’re in your late teens or early 20s.

How do you know if your wisdom teeth should be removed?

If your wisdom teeth are not causing you any problems, then there is no need to have them removed. However, if they are impacted, meaning there is not enough room for them to erupt fully through the gum and they’re causing you repeated episodes of pain and infection, it’s advisable to have them removed. If your wisdom teeth are not fully through the gum, they are more susceptible to decay, gum disease and pain.

How long will it take to heal?

You will start to feel more comfortable in 1 to 2 weeks following the procedure, but the gum tissue will continue healing for up to 4 weeks. The healing of the bone can continue for up to 8 months following extraction.

What are the symptoms of impacted wisdom teeth?

Is your face swollen, or are you in pain? Perhaps you have swollen glands and a fever running alongside your toothache? Jaw stiffness and irritation from your tooth rubbing on your cheek are also symptoms. If you are suffering from any of these, please give us a call to book a consultation.

What does wisdom tooth removal involve?

You may have local or general anaesthetic to numb the tooth before it is extracted. Our dentist will open the gum tissue and remove the tooth. It is sometimes necessary to remove the tooth in small pieces. Following the extraction, the gums will be stitched.

Why Choose Us for Wisdom Teeth Removal in Steyning?

Choose Down House Dental Practice for wisdom teeth removal and experience exceptional dental care. Regain comfort and oral health with us.

  1. Expertise: Our skilled dental professionals specialise in wisdom teeth removal, ensuring safe and effective procedures.
  2. Comfortable Care: We prioritise your comfort and provide a relaxed environment during the extraction process.
  3. Advanced Technology: Equipped with state-of-the-art dental technology, we ensure precision and minimise discomfort.
  4. Customised Treatment: Each wisdom tooth removal is tailored to your specific needs for optimal results.
  5. Transparent Fees: We believe in clear and upfront pricing, so you know the cost without surprises.
  6. Patient Education: We provide information and guidance to help you understand the procedure and recovery process.
  7. Emergency Services: We offer emergency wisdom teeth removal when immediate care is needed.
  8. Patient-Centred Approach: Your well-being is our top priority. We take the time to address your concerns and ensure a pleasant experience.
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What Our Patients Say

Kevin Morris
Kevin Morris
Clare with her team provided a dental filling experience that was explained very well and performed professionally with courtesy and understanding.
Graham Cooper
Graham Cooper
Dr Ali was very good with giving me advice about my tretment for a broken tooth. I would recommend him as a dentist.
Penny Greenfield
Penny Greenfield
There's always a warm welcome from all staff at Down House Dental Practice. I've been a patient for many years. My present dentist is gentle and most reassuring. I've had a few different treatments and nothing is too much trouble. After a particularly difficult session i had a call from Claire (dentist) to see how I was. Both Claire and her nurse, Catherine are professional and sympathetic and I know I'm in very safe hands. Not forgetting Tesh, the hygienist who is always so efficient and gives great advice and care. Thank you Down House Surgery, you are a great team.
Al and Pam Turner
Al and Pam Turner
Excellent work by my dentist, Ali Noori.
Very happy with this practice. Tesh is a brilliant hygienist & a lovely person
Valerie Holden
Valerie Holden
All the staff are amazingly friendly . They always make you feel at ease by explaining what is going to happen. A lovely dentist practice highly recommended
Kate Gover
Kate Gover
Clare is an excellent dentist: incredibly friendly, highly professional and very kind. I can highly recommend her.
Adrian Ridley
Adrian Ridley
Very efficient service with professional and friendly staff. They ane always brilliant with our children who are registered with this practice. They explain everything clearly and put them at ease. Highly recommend and wish we could be registered as NHS patients too! 😊
mark Trickey
mark Trickey
Why use the NHS when you can use the best. Teeth are a precious commodity and Down House Dental Practice is worth every penny. I lost a gold crown the other day. On a Sunday. Refitted within 48 hours.
Emma Cripps
Emma Cripps
Friendly professional and they allow ESA dogs in

How to Find Us in Steyning, Sussex

We are conveniently located at 📍17 Church Street, Steyning, West Sussex BN44 3YB📍You can access our expert dental services by car or by  public transportation with ease.

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