What is a wisdom tooth removal?
A wisdom tooth removal helps remove unwanted wisdom teeth at the back corners of your mouth. In most cases, impacted wisdom tooth can result in pain, infection and other dental problems. It is best to have them removed at an early stage to avoid any further dental complications.
When would one require a wisdom tooth removal?
A wisdom tooth removal is generally advised in the below scenario:
- Intense pain
- Noticing trapping of food particles between gum and impacted tooth
- Tooth decay
- Damage of healthy nearby teeth
What are the consequences of impacted wisdom teeth?
An impacted wisdom tooth can affect the normal growth and development of other teeth. It may also lead to:
- Disoriented growth of the impacted tooth
- Trapping of food particles
- Decay and other dental complications
Dr. Lawrence Wu offers free consultations on wisdom teeth evaluations. Many patients need to have their wisdom teeth removed at NuSmile Dental & Orthodontics to avoid future complications and preserve their smiles. You are welcome to contact our office at 408-266-2800 to arrange an evaluation with our dentist and learn if you need a wisdom tooth extraction in San Jose, California.
Removal of wisdom teeth is just the same as that of tooth extraction. Understand more about wisdom tooth removal by requesting an appointment with us today.