Wisdom teeth will typically begin to develop around the time a person reaches adulthood. Unfortunately, if there isn't enough room for the teeth to come in properly, they become impacted underneath the gums. Impacted wisdom teeth will often become painful, infected and cause damage to surrounding teeth. It is best to have these molars removed as soon as it's found that they're a problem.
The best way for us to determine if wisdom tooth removal is necessary is with a dental x-ray. The x-ray allows us to see if any teeth are impacted and if so, the best way to go about removing them. If you need your wisdom teeth to be removed, it is best to have the procedure done sooner rather than later. We will help to create a treatment plan according to the extractions you'll need.