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Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are commonly removed as early as 14 or 15 years old, especially if problems are identified early. Wisdom teeth removal is generally easier, quicker, and experience fewer complications if done before the root system fully develops.

Problems Associated with Wisdom Teeth:

  • Infection
  • Damage to adjacent teeth and tissue
  • Tooth decay
  • Periodontal disease
  • Development of cysts and tumors
  • Receding gums
  • Tooth loss
  • Jaw weakening
  • Interference with needed dental treatments

Infection | Damage to adjacent teeth | Tooth Decay

Cysts

Positioning

Additional Wisdom Teeth Issues:

Ectopic Eruption

Crown Placement

Interfering with a Removable Prosthesis

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