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How to take care of your wisdom teeth if they are not getting removed?

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Dr. Steven Hart
Dentistry - Cosmetic
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In brief: Extra care

If the wisdom teeth are in your mouth and are not decayed you need to ramp up your level of oral hygiene.
They will often come in a difficult to reach position where access with a toothbrush or floss is difficult. Leaving plaque deposits around these teeth risk tooth decay and/or gum infection. Sometimes a flap of gum tissue overlays the wisdom tooth. You should attempt cleaning under the flap.

In brief: Extra care

If the wisdom teeth are in your mouth and are not decayed you need to ramp up your level of oral hygiene.
They will often come in a difficult to reach position where access with a toothbrush or floss is difficult. Leaving plaque deposits around these teeth risk tooth decay and/or gum infection. Sometimes a flap of gum tissue overlays the wisdom tooth. You should attempt cleaning under the flap.
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