Wisdom teeth, or third molars, can be problematic when they begin to erupt, and most people opt to have them removed. Dr. Fink is committed to ensuring our wisdom teeth removal treatments and services are as comfortable as possible.
The third molars, which are commonly called the wisdom teeth, are typically the last teeth to come in. Because they are the last to erupt, there is often not enough room for the wisdom teeth to grow in as they should. When there is not sufficient space for the wisdom teeth, they may become impacted (unable to fully break through the gum tissues and jawbone), or they may grow in at an incorrect angle. Wisdom teeth that do not erupt as they should can lead to several dental problems, such as:
- Disturbing the natural tooth alignment or orthodontic treatment
- Damage to the neighboring teeth
- Tooth decay
- Infection and inflammation in the gums and other tissues
- The formation of cysts
- Damage to the jawbone
Dr. Fink may recommend wisdom teeth removal to avoid these serious complications. To learn more about wisdom teeth removal, please call at 602-942-4260 or request an appointment. We are committed to keeping your smile in the best possible health.