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What Happens If I Do Not Get My Wisdom Teeth Out?

Posted on 11/7/2022 by Evan
What Happens If I Do Not Get My Wisdom Teeth Out?The removal of one's third molars is often regarded as the most common kind of dental surgery. Sadly, only a select few individuals will be fortunate enough to be able to skip this minor oral surgery. Due to the abnormal emergence of wisdom teeth, they may cause various dental issues, dental professionals suggest that patients have them extracted before they cause discomfort or harm oral health. This is because the improper eruption of wisdom teeth can cause multiple dental problems.

In addition, since there is often not enough room for them, wisdom teeth may sometimes emerge in a horizontal position, with the crown facing the teeth next to it. When these molars attempt to erupt, they solely exert pressure on the second molars, which might cause structural damage to those teeth.

Not Extracting Wisdom Teeth May Cause Cysts

Wisdom teeth are encased by a sac when they are located inside the jawbone. If these teeth cannot be removed and they are not pulled at the appropriate time, this sac can get filled with fluid and develop into a cyst.

In addition to causing discomfort, jaw cysts may impact neighboring structures and tissues, including the bone tissue, surrounding nerves, and second molars. These cysts may also be removed, but doing so requires a far more complicated surgical surgery, during which the oral surgeon may have to remove some bone tissue and teeth next to the cyst.

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At our dental practice, our experienced oral surgeons remove wisdom teeth in a gentle way that requires only a minimal amount of surgical intervention. If you still need to get your molars extracted, please contact our office so that we can set up an appointment for you to speak with one of our dentists.

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