How much does wisdom teeth extraction cost?

by on June 2, 2017

Each case can vary greatly depending on the complexity of the situation. The cost of wisdom teeth removal in Melbourne will range from $225 to $970 depending on the procedure.

The complexity of the procedure can rely on some factors:

  • The depth of your wisdom teeth – Your wisdom teeth can be fully erupted partially enveloped by the gum tissue or completely submerged by the bone.
  • Impacted wisdom teeth – Your teeth can be positioned at an angle within your jaw bone; some are fully vertical while others can be fully horizontal impacting your tooth and gum beside them.
  • The maturity of your wisdom tooth – The older patients has more mature wisdom teeth which have formed roots.

The wisdom teeth removal procedure is an excellent way to prevent long-term oral health complications. Wisdom teeth extraction is highly recommended to patients to avoid oral procedures in the future if a patient leaves their molars intact. When complications develop, patients often need additional expenditure to receive the treatment and to correct the problem. By removing wisdom teeth early, patients can forego this expense and enjoy the benefits of a healthy smile.