At least, we thought we'd seen it all — until we stumbled upon a video of a dentist removing his own impacted wisdom tooth. Yakhyaev removing his own impacted wisdom tooth in hyper-speed. After injecting his gums with a numbing solution and packing his mouth with gauze, the young doc uses a pair of dental tweezers to gently tease the tooth loose from the gums and tug it out — all in one piece. Following the removal, he spits out the bloody, intact molar because, of course, he does , and the gory video starts again.
Error: This is required. Error: Not a valid value. This page will give you information about removing wisdom teeth. If you have any questions, you should ask your GP or other relevant health professional. Wisdom teeth are the teeth at the back of your mouth the third molar teeth. They tend to come through erupt in the late teens or twenties.
Watch as Dentist Extracts His Own Wisdom Tooth in Viral Video
Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars , are the last set of permanent teeth to erupt, usually between the ages of 18 and In recent years, it has been observed that more and more young adults are presenting with at least one impacted wisdom tooth, and although the exact cause is not known, it has been speculated that our modern diet has resulted in smaller jaws which cannot accommodate all our teeth. Consequently, the wisdom teeth do not have enough space to erupt properly and will become impacted.
NCBI Bookshelf. Wisdom teeth are usually only removed if they cause problems, or are likely to in the future. There are no scientifically proven health benefits of pulling wisdom teeth that don't cause any problems. What's more, removing wisdom teeth is usually unpleasant and may cause side effects.