If you have to have Wisdom Teetth Removal in Melbourne, Florida, you might be wondering, “what exactly are wisdom teeth?” Wisdom teeth are the last molars on each side of the jaws. They usually start to emerge when a person is between 16 and 20 and they are the last teeth to come in. Because they are the last teeth to emerge, sometimes there is not enough room left in your mouth to accommodate them. (Source: Wikipedia)
If there isn’t enough room in your mouth for your wisdom teeth to come in, they can become impacted. This is when the wisdom teeth are trapped beneath the gum tissue by other teeth or bone. If your wisdom teeth only come in crooked, it can also lead to painful crowding and disease. There are three types of impaction that can occur:
Removal of wisdom teeth due to crowding or impaction should not affect your bite or oral health in the future. If you need your wisdom teeth extracted, then please schedule an appointment at Sedaros Oral Facial Surgery & Dental Implants.