Wisdom teeth removal in Nagoya Japan
A few years ago, I got my two wisdom teeth removed in Nagoya Japan. Even though I was born and raised in Japan, it was really scary and I was concerned about it before having the surgery. Recently, there are a lot of foreigners in Nagoya and sometimes they feel so concerned when they have tooth pain, especially from a wisdom tooth. So I would like to share my experience on this page.
First of all, let me give you a short summary of my wisdom teeth removal below.
|Case||Two wisdom teeth in lower jaw|
|Number of dentist visit||5times|
|Dentist||Miyakawa dental clinic and Aichi gakuin university dental hospital|
|Total cost||About 50,000 yen including surgery and accommodation after surgery※|
|Notes||Stayed at Aichi gakuin university dental hospital for one night after removal|
※It depends on your wisdom tooth.
|2019/8/31||Miyakawa dental clinic|
|2019/9/14||Aichi gakuin university dental hospital|
|2019/9/20||Aichi gakuin university dental hospital|
|2019/10/4||Aichi gakuin university dental hospital||Surgery|
|2019/10/17||Aichi gakuin university dental hospital||Remove the surgical thread|
Miyakawa dental clinic
Aichi gakuin dentist hospital
In summer of 2019, I felt pain from my lower jaws and soon I thought this pain was from my wisdom teeth. I got wisdom teeth on my upper jaw removed 10 years ago when I was a university student. And this pain was the almost same as what I experienced before.
I already knew that compared to wisdom teeth on the upper jaw, it was harder to remove wisdom teeth on the lower jaw. I decided to go to Miyakawa dental clinic because its website said they can do wisdom teeth removal, which is a little bit difficult.
I went to Miyakawa dental clinic and the dentist checked my jaws using X ray and said his place could not remove my wisdom teeth because it needs difficult surgery. He made a referral to Aichi gakuin university dental hospital. Medical costs including a referral was about 3000yen.
Aichi gakuin university dental hospital is a most famous dental hospital in Nagoya area, which mainly focuses on difficult surgery.
Some people may say that I have to go to Aichi gakuin dental hospital first but that is wrong. This dental hospital has a lot of patients and needs a reservation to remove wisdom teeth and it will take at least 1 month to your turn to be pulled out. So in order to identify whether your wisdom teeth are difficult to remove or not you have to go to a small dental clinic first. If it is easy to do that, a dentist will soon get your wisdom teeth removed the same day when you go. This article shows English speaking dentists in Nagoya area so I recommend that you go these dentists if you want to communicate with them in English.
Then I went to Aichi gakuin dental hospital with a referral. A dentist checked my jaws and showed me two options of anesthesia. One is not strong anesthesia so I am awake during the operation. I have to go to hospital two times to remove my two wisdom teeth one by one. I don’t need to stay at hospital at night after each operation. Compared to the latter way, this is quite cheaper. I guess 20,000 yen. Second option is to use a little bit of strong anesthesia. This will lead me to a kind of sleep and I can get my two wisdom teeth removed without noticing surgery. After removal, I have to stay in the hospital at night to check my recovery.
Wisdom teeth removal surgery that I took is like this YouTube and I strongly believed that I can’t endure this type of operation while awake so I choose the second option. Accommodation fee was about 10,000yen and the surgery was about 30,000 yen.
I went to Aichi gakuin dentist hospital 2 times before surgery to check my jaw and then make a reservation and then I got surgery. It was not so scary because I was sedated and I didn’t know what happened. Then I got up in my room at the hospital. Next day, I had breakfast prepared by hospital and then the dentist checked my jaws. About 10days later, I went to the hospital again to remove the surgical thread. That’s what I experienced.
Wisdom teeth removal surgery that I experienced
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