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Wisdom Tooth Removal & Costs

When a wisdom tooth partially erupts, food can get trapped in the gums surrounding it. This can lead to bacteria growth & serious gum infection. Wisdom teeth that are impacted & remain tucked away can lead to problems such as tooth decay, infection, damage of the neighbouring tooth, infections & can in some instances form tumours or cysts.

A+ Dentists Carry Out a Full Assessment of Your Wisdom Teeth

Our approximate prices are as follows:

  • Consultation: $50
  • Single Digital Xray: $20 (might not be required if an OPG X-ray is taken)
  • OPG (Panoramic) (Full mouth X-ray) : $95 (mostly required for assessing complexity of wisdom teeth removal)
  • Simple wisdom tooth removal: $250
  • Moderate complexity wisdom tooth removal: $450
  • Complex wisdom tooth removal: $650
  • I.V Sedation (if required): $550-$700

*Any follow-up appointments required will be free of charge.

When Do You Remove a Wisdom Tooth?

At A+ Dentists, we have Dr Edwin Ling who has done a lot of study in the area of oral surgery & wisdom tooth removal. He has both a Medical degree (MBBS) as well as a Dental degree (BDSc)

His special interest is in the area of wisdom tooth removal. Dr Edwin is well liked by his patients. They commend him on his gentle & reassuring manner, always making them feel comfortable & at ease.

For wisdom teeth that are likely to cause problems, we recommend that the ideal time for removing wisdom teeth is between the ages of 17-25 years. People who get their impacted wisdom teeth removed when they are young, in general, have lesser risk of complications and the healing period is much quicker.

We are a well established dental clinic located in Howick in Auckland & are proud to be serving the East Auckland Community – Howick, Cockle Bay, Highland Park, Half Moon Bay, Pakuranga, Botany, Botany Downs, Dannemora right through to Flat Bush, Ormiston, Bucklands Beach as well as the wider Auckland regions.

Problems with your wisdom teeth? Contact our Howick family dentists today to schedule an appointment.
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