Wisdom Teeth Removal

Why removal is a wise choice

Wisdom teeth (also called “third molars”) are the last teeth to come through often emerging during the late teens, early twenties or sometimes older.

While most people have four wisdom teeth, some have one, two or three and some people have no wisdom teeth at all.

The main reason wisdom teeth cause problems is because there is often very little space at the rear of the jaws to accommodate them. This can lead to the teeth becoming wedged or “impacted”. Impacted wisdom teeth may cause severe problems such as infection, tooth decay, gum disease, cysts, bad breath and pain.

Removal of a wisdom tooth is a very common procedure and should be done as soon as possible before the problems become worse.

At Inform Dental removing wisdom teeth and can be completed either at our practice under local anaesthetic or if your wisdom teeth present as difficult, you may need to have them removed by an oral surgeon. We will discuss your circumstance with you and develop a personalised treatment plan.