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Wise Up About Your Wisdom Tooth
Posted on 7/26/2021 by Aron Geelan, DMD
A wisdom tooth usually grows out in adults thereby leaving little or no space to grow properly. In most cases, these teeth either grow out crooked or half-grown. Almost all adults get their wisdom tooth extracted. If you are suffering from any infections or irritation due to your wisdom tooth, we recommend visiting us to extract the tooth. Why Wisdom Tooth Extraction Is Necessary? The wisdom tooth usually grows out between the age of 17 and 25. For most people, the wisdom tooth does not have space to grow thereby resulting in partial or crooked growth. If it is at an angle it may affect the adjacent teeth as well. Apart from causing pain in your gum, it may also cut through your inner cheeks making it painful to deal with. If it has not completely grown, it will cause constant pain in your gums. If your wisdom tooth does not grow out correctly there is a high chance that food will get stuck in it. This results in infections that could eventually lead to periodontal diseases.... Read more...
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