Should You Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Wisdom teeth are a great source of confusion for most teens. Indeed, most people even get into their adulthood with issues about these pearly whites still vexing them. Your wisdom teeth removal Calgary at Millrise Dental comes in handy in clearing grey issues on the same.

Understand them better

First things first; what type of pearly whites are these? These are the third molars on the lower and upper side. They are located at the back of the mouth, and are the very last to appear in your dental setup. They appear at 17 to 21 years of age, and while they may cause no issues for most people, you might fall among the group that needs them extracted.

Why have they extracted? Why so much hullabaloo about this seemingly rite of passage? Here are some ideas:

  1. Pericoronitis: If you have ever experienced excruciating pain in your dentals, then you appreciate the discomfort that this can cause as the pearly whites try to push out into non-existent space within the rest of your dental outlay.
  2. Dental damage: As these Johnnies come in late and try to get space, they will damage the rest of your pearly whites, hence the need to contact your family dentistry Calgary for removal. Cysts can also be formed in the jaw area thus exacerbating the situation.
  3. Oral infection: When a flap of your gum covers the emerging tooth, it becomes difficult to maintain ideal hygiene as some food particles will get trapped leading to latent infection. The risk of gum disease increases due to infection, hence the need for immediate attention at a wisdom teeth removal Calgary

At Millrise Dental, we have the expertise, experience and resources to offer comprehensive surgical and post-surgical removal of these troublesome pearly whites. Call (403) 254-0406 to avert future oral health complications.