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What Type Of Dentist Removes Wisdom Teeth
Is it important to have my wisdom teeth remove? All 4 of my wisdom teeth have finally came out but the last one is hurting really bad but i can't afford to go to the dentist would it be harmful to my health to leave as is?
Not : Not all wisdom teeth needs to be removed, but if there is a chance that it will cause a problem in the future (impaction against adjacent tooth, pericoronitis, insufficient access to properly clean, development of cysts), i'd take it out. In some cases, extraction of wisdom teeth have to be weighed against the possibility of nerve damage during the extraction - it's best to consult your local oral surgeon if this is your situation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Depends: The procedures used to remove wisdom teeth depends on the position and location of the wisdom teeth, as well as the experience and training of the dentist or surgeon performing the procedure. Anesthestic options may vary from office to office as well. A consultation with your dentist or surgeon will provide you the opportunity to have your questions answered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some discomfort: Wisdom teeth removal can cause pain afterwards for one or more days. There could be some swelling and some residual bleeding. Infection could also occur in or around the extraction sockets. Your dentist can help you manage the pain and infection with medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dentist would not remove my wisdom teeth. Now after i had previously had 2 teeth removed because my bit is not large enough bite is crooked now. ?
Another opinion?: It is argued that a wisdom tooth will not move the 7 teeth in front of it. Teeth naturally move to the middle over time. If, your dentist wouldn't remove your wisdom teeth he is basing the treatment that they might not be causing you any pain or problems. But, if you are unhappy about what your dentist is telling you...Go get another opinion. I don't recommend removal either, unless necessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My dentist says I have all my wisdom teeth in, but she won't remove them until i'm 16. Is there any dentist that will? I got my braces off and I have my retainer already. What do I do?
Get information: It's best to make a decision based on facts. I would recommend seeing a wisdom tooth expert, a qualified oral and maxillofacial surgeon, for an examination and a decision as to treatment timing. It may be prudent to wait, but oral surgeon should make that decision. That's what they have all those extra years of training for. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Can anyone recommend a dentist in Paulding County, GA that will remove wisdom teeth on a payment plan or sliding scale? Desperate.
Dental Society: Please contact your local dental society. They will be of more help since they have information specific to the area. ...Read more