The main option usually employed is a therapy whereby the come around the wisdom tooth is retracted and then irrigated to sterilise the area. Antibiotics have been prescribed and we usually see a 94% success rate of symptoms are resolving themselves. Wisdom tooth extractions are sometimes required if symptoms do not resolve. However wisdom tooth extractions especially on the lower teeth carry a risk of facial nerve damage. This is why we are reluctant to extract the tooth unless there are no other solutions for our patients. As experts in emergency dentistry or dentist know exactly what to do to take a patient out of pain call us now and be seen immediately.