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Do my Wisdom Teeth Need to be Removed?

Are you experiencing pain around your cheeks and jaw bones? Do you feel like your wisdom teeth have no space to grow? If this sounds like you, then it might be time to get your wisdom teeth removed. Did you know that roughly 90% of Americans get their wisdom teeth removed?

Do you feel ask if you’re teeth are feeling crowded in your mouth possibly due to your wisdom teeth?. Before taking them out the oral surgeon will need to see how deep the wisdom tooth goes in your bone because if and when you pull the tooth out, it’s important not to damage the nerves in the surrounding area. If your dentist is able to see your wisdom teeth but notices that they can’t grow more because of a lack of space then that is what’s called partially impacted teeth. If your wisdom teeth are considered partially impacted, your dentist will recommend that they are removed so that you don’t develop gum disease or tooth decay.

Another reason that your wisdom teeth might need to be removed is having to take of them can be a bit of trouble. You wouldn’t want to end up with gum disease or decaying teeth now would you? This is why your dentist will want your wisdom teeth because caring for them can be a hassle not only for them but for you as well. Save yourself the trouble of losing a tooth or have to get implants and get those wisdom teeth removed.

So as you can see, it’s probably a good idea for you to get your wisdom teeth removed. You don’t want to suffer in the long run by getting gum disease or having pain in your mouth. However, if your wisdom teeth feel and look healthy and you feel they have plenty of room to grow then you might not need to have them removed at all. Before you make a final decision it might be best to speak with your dentist and see what they recommend is the best solution for you.