Wisdom teeth are the third (final) set of molars that most people get in their teens or twenties. Often, these third set of molars are misaligned and require wisdom teeth removal.
Wisdom Teeth Removal (Extraction) is a procedure to remove your third molars. But why remove them?
Your Wisdom Teeth are Impacted
Wisdom teeth removal may be necessary when your wisdom teeth come in abnormally. They can be trapped in the jawbone or gums, which can be very painful
Your Wisdom Teeth Come in at the Wrong Angle
Wisdom teeth removal may be necessary when your wisdom teeth come in at the wrong angles, pressing other teeeth out of alignment.
Your Mouth Is Not Big Enough
Wisdom teeth removal may be necessary when your jaw has no room for these extra molars.
Your Wisdom Teeth have Cavities or Gum Diseases
Wisdom teeth removal may be necessary when your wisdom teeth get cavities from not being able to brush or floss them.
Before having your wisdom tooth or teeth removed, a panoramic X-ray is needed to take a picture of all your teeth at the same time. This type of X-ray will help guide the extraction by:
We recommend antibiotics to be taken after the surgery because:
Make a dental appointment today at our Coral Gables office to review your wisdom teeth to see if they are in need of removal.