Extractions and Wisdom Teeth
Extractions and Wisdom Teeth Removal
Wisdom teeth generally develop between the ages of 17 and 25. Unfortunately, they are prone to various problems if the gums and jawbone lack space to accommodate them.
Partially erupted wisdom teeth may cause pressure pain and gum infection and increase the risk of tooth decay and cyst formation. Most of the damage that occurs inside the mouth relates to bacteria. When a wisdom tooth grew sideway into another tooth, it creates a food trap which harbours a lot of bacteria and causes tooth decay.
If you experience any of the above problems, you may have to remove your wisdom teeth.
To learn more about if your wisdom teeth should be removed, please read Dr Supa’s article Wisdom teeth… in or out?
Think you have a problem with your wisdom teeth? Contact us on (03) 9071 0899