Wisdom Teeth Extraction

The wisdom teeth are the third molar. They are the last tooth in the series of teeth. If they erupt, they come out between the ages of 16 to 24 years old. They can be very useful to masticate if they are well aligned. Often, the wisdom teeth don’t erupt completely, remaining semi-included or included in the jaw and must be extracted.

Indications of wisdom teeth extraction

- When there is a lack of space at the jaw, leaving the wisdom teeth “prisoner” or included in the bone, they can cause cysts.
- When the tooth is in partial eruption, this opens the door to cause a pericoronitis, which is an infection of the gum around the tooth and creates a suitable environment for the formation of cavities on the molar in front of the wisdom tooth.
- When a person has had orthodontic work done, the wisdom teeth could change the alignment of the teeth.

There are multiple complications possible after the wisdom teeth have been extracted. Our team would be pleased to give you all the information if you need your wisdom teeth extracted.}}