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Do you worry about your wisdom teeth? Do you wish there was something you could if you experience a problem with your wisdom teeth? Unfortunately, at some point you—or someone you know—will probably have to deal with wisdom teeth removal. To help you be prepared for this occurrence, we’re happy to discuss a few things you should know about wisdom teeth removal.

Luckily, there are a few signs you can watch for. One of the most common indicators of a problematic wisdom tooth is pain. Generally, this discomfort is caused by your wisdom teeth growing beneath your molars. The pain can also be caused by a tooth erupting from your gums. This discomfort should not be ignored because your wisdom teeth can damage your other teeth and even shift the position of your teeth.

Clearly, if your wisdom teeth grow beneath your molars, you should have them removed. Similarly, your wisdom teeth will need to be removed if they grow in sideways or only erupt partially. Still, please remember that not everyone needs to have their wisdom teeth removed.

If you’re interested in learning more, please don’t hesitate to give Time Square Dental Group a call at (832) 426.4433. We’ll be happy to answer any questions you have and create a plan that best fits your unique needs. Dr. Razan Daccak and our entire team look forward to hearing from you soon.