teeth, health, smile, dentistOver three quarters of adults will need their wisdom teeth removed. If an infection is caught early enough, the tooth may not need to be extracted.

Key takeaways:

– Wisdom teeth don’t always fully erupt leading to impacted teeth which are prone to infection.

– Wisdom tooth infection symptoms include redness, tenderness, temperature, foul taste or foul-smelling breath.

– Schedule an appointment with your dentist if you think you have a wisdom tooth infection.

“You’ll need to have your dentist properly clear the infection, and you’ll likely need to be on antibiotics.”

Read the full story here: https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/top-signs-of-wisdom-tooth-infection/

Dr. Fraser Hendrie BDS (Glasg.) MFGDP (UK)

Fraser is a Glasgow graduate with over 20 years of experience. He is the one of the principal dentists at Craigentinny Dental Care in Edinburgh. He has a reputation for consistent, high quality work and a love of innovation. Many of Dr Hendrie’s patients travel from the far reaches of Scotland, the UK and beyond. So wherever you live from Portobello or around Edinburgh to further afield he will be pleased to meet you. He is a member of the Student Clinicians of the American Dental Association, British Dental Association, the Association of Dental Implantology, and has studied at the Pankey Institute in Miami on several occasions. Fraser has particular interests in Dental Implantology, Preventive dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and information technology. Fraser has also been admitted to the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners by examination. Fraser is married with two young children and lives in Edinburgh. In his free time he enjoys running, cycling, and kite-surfing.