What You Need To Know About Wisdom Teeth Removal

Why do we have to have our wisdom teeth removed? It seems like its just part of growing up.

In our mouths, we have teeth called “Third molars”. Those are what we call “Wisdom Teeth” These teeth are usually the last four to emerge, usually making their appearance in our mouths somewhere between the ages of 17 and 25. 

Why Are These Teeth Associated With Wisdom?

The term “wisdom” comes from the idea that our molars surface at a time when we our bodies and minds are maturing. There’s not much to it other than that.

Why Do We Have To Remove Wisdom Teeth?

The problem is that In most cases, inadequate space in the mouth does not allow these new teeth to emerge properly. When this happens, the tooth does not function properly and can become impacted. Left alone, this will become a health hazard and dangerous. 

What Does Wisdom Teeth Removal Involve?

Wisdom teeth removal is a common procedure for us. We perform the highly successful surgery under local anesthesia, mild sedation, or intravenous (IV) sedation.

Our patients are released shortly after the surgery. We give some instructions and medication (if necessary), to help manage any swelling or discomfort.

How Do I Know If Wisdom Teeth Need To Be Removed?

The best way to find out if you need your wisdom teeth removed is to come in and get them checked out. We have all the digital hardware to give you an accurate assessment and will help you make the best decision for your oral health.

Please do not hesitate to book an appointment and come in.