20-Year Molar Extraction Treatment

What Is a 20-Year Molar?

Third molars, commonly known as wisdom teeth, which usually begin to erupt in the oral cavity during adolescence and often disrupt the alignment of teeth.

Why Is Extraction Necessary?

Extraction of 20-year molars may be necessary due to inadequate space or misdirected growth. The dentist evaluates the condition of the 20-year molars by taking X-rays and decides whether extraction is necessary.

Is There Pain During and After the Procedure?

Tooth extraction is usually performed under local anesthesia, and the patient feels no pain during the procedure. After the procedure, there may be swelling and mild pain, which generally subsides within a few days.