When wisdom teeth get stuck, or a tooth has broken at the gum line through decay or damage, a surgical extraction is likely to be the recommended course of action. Don’t panic!
Wisdom teeth removal is a very common and routine treatment. The experts at Pro Dental Clinic practice a caring and gently approach to tooth extraction so you will feel no pain throughout the procedure.
Extraction as a last resort
Your wisdom teeth will not need to be removed unless they are causing problems that leave you vulnerable to tooth decay. But because wisdom teeth come through at such a late stage in life, when all other adult teeth have long since formed, impaction is a common problem. This is when the wisdom teeth press against existing teeth, grow in at an angle and get stuck. In cases where this causes pain, swelling and infection, it is likely you’ll need to have your wisdom teeth removed.