While most adults and young people require wisdom teeth extraction, there are other situations where surgical tooth extraction is mandatory. Tooth extraction can be performed for reasons such as excessive decay of teeth, tooth infection, and crooked teeth.
A dental extraction is not among the primary treatment methods of dentists, especially in advanced ages. Even if the tooth is decayed, in most cases, the dentist will try different treatment methods such as filling and root canal treatment to keep these teeth healthy. If your dentist says that your tooth needs to be extracted, complications that may arise with tooth extraction have become a better possibility than other ailments.
The healing process in tooth extraction usually takes one or two weeks.
While normal teeth take 15-20 minutes, this period is between 40 minutes and 1 hour for wisdom teeth that require surgery.