Ainslie Street Dental Centre offers wisdom teeth services including removal to protect the health of your teeth and the alignment of your smile.
Wisdom teeth are the final set of molars that surface in your mouth, usually erupting between the ages of 17 and 21. When wisdom teeth grow in, they can significantly affect the structure of your smile: these new teeth may grow in misaligned, damaging your teeth, and disrupting the natural alignment of your pre-existing teeth.
A fully grown wisdom tooth can be easily extracted. Wisdom teeth that are misaligned can grow out either horizontally, angled, or may grow inward or outward. The tooth may become impacted, causing crowding, damage to your adjacent teeth, your jawbone, and even your nerves.
A wisdom tooth that is only partially grown is usually underneath the gums and planted in the jawbone. In this case, it will require an incision into the gums and then partial removal of the bone that is over the tooth. It is easier for bacteria to enter around the the tooth and gums of a partially grown wisdom tooth, causing infection and decay, resulting in swelling, pain, jaw stiffness, and more.
Treat yourself to a brighter smile with Ainslie Street Dental Centre!