The average total cost of wisdom teeth removal without insurance ranges from: Simple Extraction — $75 -$200 (per tooth) $300-$1000 (all four) Surgical Extraction (Soft Tissue Impaction) — $225 -$600 (per tooth) $800-$1800 (all four) Surgical Extraction (Bony Impaction) — $250 -$500 (per tooth) $1000-$2300 (all four)
Dentists charge depending on the treatment required, unless you’re under 18 or otherwise exempt from NHS charges. If hospital treatment is required, it will be provided through the NHS free of charge. Read more about dental costs.
Wisdom tooth extraction costs vary, but a simple removal is usually in the range of $75 -$200 per tooth. Impacted wisdom teeth cost between $225 -$600 per tooth. The good news is, most dental insurance plans cover wisdom tooth removal.
Williams: Yes a general dentist is able to remove your wisdom teeth . The difference between a general dentist and an oral surgeon is the oral surgeon is trained to remove the wisdom teeth using IV sedation.
If you don’t have your wisdom teeth removed , a partially erupted wisdom tooth can lead to bacterial infection called pericoronitis. Meanwhile, a wisdom tooth that doesn’t erupt can lead to the development of a cyst which can damage bone and gum tissue. Wisdom teeth are also often removed because they come in crooked.
Your surgery should take 45 minutes or less. You’ll get one of these types of anesthesia so you don’t feel pain during the removal: Local: Your doctor will numb your mouth with a shot of local anesthetic such as novocaine, lidocaine or mepivicaine.
Our Private Treatment Fees
|ORAL SURGERY (PLANNED TREATMENTS)||Cost|
|Surgical Resection of tooth crown or roots||from £80 (additional charge)|
|Surgical Extraction||from £200|
|Removal of Lower Wisdom Teeth||from £280|
|Removal of Upper Wisdom Teeth||from £165|
Do i need to be put to sleep for my wisdom teeth removal ? You do not necessarily have to be put to sleep for your wisdom teeth extraction. Wisdom teeth extraction can be done while the patient is fully awake with the mouth Numbed with local anesthesia.
Although it is sometimes believed by patients that it might be necessary to “ break the jaw ” to remove difficult wisdom teeth , this is never the case. However, the lower jaw may be weakened for a period of weeks or occasionally months following removal of any deep wisdom tooth .
Even if only one or two of your wisdom teeth are causing you pain, your oral surgeon is likely to recommend that you get all four of them removed .
You shouldn’t feel any pain as your wisdom teeth are removed because the area will be numb. However, if you do feel pain during the procedure, tell your dentist or oral surgeon so they can give you more anaesthetic.
Your dentist or oral surgeon gives you sedation anesthesia through an intravenous (IV) line in your arm. Sedation anesthesia suppresses your consciousness during the procedure. You don’t feel any pain and will have limited memory of the procedure. You ‘ll also receive local anesthesia to numb your gums.
Occasionally, wisdom teeth can be removed without a surgery . This occurs more commonly in upper wisdom teeth , where they tend to erupt out straighter than the lower ones.
Risks Pain and swelling in your gums and tooth socket where the tooth was removed. Bleeding that won’t stop for about 24 hours. Difficulty with or pain from opening your jaw (trismus). Slow-healing gums. Damage to existing dental work, such as crowns or bridges, or to roots of a nearby tooth.
For years, wisdom tooth removal has been a fairly common practice, as many dental experts advise taking them out before they cause problems. But now some dentists don’t recommend it because of the risks involved with anesthesia and surgery and the cost of the procedure.