Friday, April 13, 2007

Am really upset because after two successful normal growths of my upper wisdom teeth, my bottom one is impacted, ie, growing at an angle, and in my case it is horizontal. :-(

This means i cannot escape the pain of either, 1. pulling it out OR, 2. minor surgery (open gum, fragment tooth, take out the pieces, sew gum back) If you leave an impacted tooth alone, you create a crevice that traps food and that may lead to an infection. *sigh*

Strangely as i'm having these wisdom teeth woes, two other people i know are also going through it at the same time!

19 comments:

Anonymous said...

make it a three amen! later i will go for xn at private clinic. upper and lower right side. also minor gum surgery. if u want cheaper but have to wait longer, u go to polyclinc get referral letter to national Dental Centre. There is cheaper. but the wait at the polyclinic is horrendous. tats wat i told ka wing last yr but she manged to go to ndc.

Anonymous said...

xn = extraction, like px= prescription

joline said...

anonymous:

ARE YOU KIDDING?! Oh WOW... Haha, that makes... FOUR of us! So full of biting wisdom, we are.

oh man, tell me how yours goes k?

thanks for the advice dear. :-DDD

Anonymous said...

not painful during xn but can really feel dentist uses alot of force and DIG LIKE CRAZY! now tat sounds scary but not Painful lar. I cant take painkiller so after tat have moderate pain. now ok liao.....not painful anymore

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joline said...

anonymous:

OMG...

Ok, shall take a look! :-)

TheWheat said...

Hmmmm Ya Chee and I are also having lower wisdom teeth rebellions. My left one has been giving me a bother for the past few days. Looks like I may see the dentist in the coming week. Friday the 13th indeed when you blogged this :P

joline said...

thewheat:

Ooo! OOoo! Hi there!!!!! Wah, it's SO nice to see you here, you can't fathom! *waves*

What exactly's happening to the lower left tooth, is it impacted or embedded?

0.0 oh goodness, i didn't notice the date with its coincidental woes to go along with it! aiyo, that makes the total wisdom tooth count... SIX. Woah.

TheWheat said...

Well both my lower ones seem to be horizontal or close to that like yours. They have surfaced quite a long time ago. Dentist told me leave it unless pain starts, and its starting :( Gum a bit swollen and it hurts to bite on the left side of my mouth

Joline said...

thewheat:

Hooohhh..... that might be an infection that's going in. :-S Hope you can get them extracted soon so that hopefully u can deal with the one on the right too before it starts to give u problems as well.

Jem said...

Woot... Upper teeth extraction, lower left, minor surgery and I have an extra tooth growing somewhere in my lower jaw that needs urgent removal as well... I'll be under GA =D

Lower right jaw was extracted like 3 years ago...

So cool... everything is happening just before i ORD...!

joline said...

jem:

WOAH. How to eat after all that man? Your mouth will be so sore.

Well, i guess if u like ice cream, and jelly and all things soft and sweet, then this would be the best time to indulge...

Wisdom tooth victim count: SEVEN!

Jem said...

lol~ well... it's not going to be that bad lah... just that you'll learn to 'appreciate' food more. small amounts that take 2-3 times the time to swallow. =Þ

joline said...

jem:

ah well, we'll see. ;-P

i know my sister took one week before things began to feel a bit more normal. Tell me how it goes k? GA somemore leh.

Anonymous said...

after u take out ur teeth, u will understand how impt teeth is to u. without teeth, food just dun taste nice anymore

mimosa said...

amazing coincidence.. i will be going for wisdom teeth extraction on tues... will be give u blow by blow account soon :(

joline said...

anonymous:

sorry for the late reply... my internet has been constantly giving me problems.

i agree... i get teeth dreams very often (really!) and i absolutely hate the feeling of them not being there in my mouth when thet drop out.. the feeling that they will never grow back again. URGH.

Mimosa:

all righty.... looks like this is going to be wisdom tooth extraction central in the next few days.

mimosa said...

yup, someone shld start a support group for wisdom tooth extractees.. after all the trauma.. can compare prices and pain levels also. haha

joline said...

mimosa:

AHAAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAa............................

wa liew, farni sia~... i see u've still retained your sense of humour despite your sore jaw... *pat pat*