Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, typically develop in the late teenage years and early twenties. Due to limited space in the jaw, these teeth often face issues such as partial eruption or impaction, leading to dental problems like infections, damage to neighboring teeth, and cysts. Wisdom tooth extraction is often recommended in these situations and it’s important to choose an oral surgery group who provides caring treatment and thorough follow-up.
Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are the last set of molars that develop in the average adult's mouth during their late teenage years and early twenties. Since the development of these teeth coincide with the time frame when we begin to transition into adulthood and become wiser, our third molars are often referred to as “wisdom teeth.”
Wisdom teeth often face difficulty in fully erupting and becoming functional due to limited space in the jaw. As a result, they can remain partially erupted or impacted, leading to various dental issues. Some common problems include infections, damage to neighboring teeth, and the development of benign cysts and tumors.
The best time to evaluate the need for wisdom teeth removal is between the ages of 17 to 25, while the roots of the third molars are still developing. During this period, an oral surgeon can assess whether your wisdom teeth will erupt correctly or if they are malpositioned and require extraction. It's crucial not to delay the evaluation, as waiting can increase the risk of complications should removal be necessary.
At Donlevy, Estess and Lohiya, wisdom teeth removal is a routine procedure, tailored to meet your specific needs. During your consultation, we will assess the level of impaction of your wisdom teeth, determine the best timing for the extractions, and discuss various anesthesia options available to ensure your comfort during the procedure. While postoperative complications are rare, we will provide you with comprehensive home care instructions and are available 24 hours/7 days a week for any questions that might come up.
If you require wisdom teeth evaluation or suspect that your wisdom teeth might be causing issues, don't hesitate to schedule a consultation with our highly-qualified oral surgeons. We take pride in offering individualized care and aim to make the extraction process as smooth and stress-free as possible.
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