01/30/2010  |  
Posted in Wisdom Teeth
The Right Time for Removing Wisdom Teeth

When it comes to your wisdom teeth, the old adage, “if it isn't broke don't fix it,” does not hold true. Many times your third molars or “wisdom teeth” can be negatively impacting your mouth even though they are not causing you any pain or discomfort. For example, having a tooth press on the roots of another tooth beneath the surface presents a problem that if left untreated may develop into an even bigger issue. And the reality is that the best time to remove a wisdom tooth is prior to it causing problems.

Learn more from this response to a Dear Doctor email, Removing Wisdom Teeth.


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