SmileCare San Leandro
San Leandro Wisdom Tooth Extractions
Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars to develop in the far upper and lower corners of the mouth. SmileCare San Leandro wants you to understand that your wisdom teeth can be valuable assets in maintaining good dental health- assuming the wisdom teeth are properly positioned and healthy. However, if you experience any symptoms such as extreme discomfort, inflammation of the gums or infection, you should call your dentist immediately.
Problems with wisdom teeth stem from many factors. Sometimes the jaw is not large enough to accommodate the wisdom teeth. In these cases, the wisdom teeth become infected or impacted because they are either unable to come into the mouth and jaw properly. Sometimes they are not aligned with the other teeth when they do come in. Wisdom teeth can grow sideways, remain trapped beneath the gum line or only partially emerge from the gums. This can cause problems such as an improper bite, misalignment of teeth or problems chewing food.
Understand that problems with wisdom teeth often lead to having them taken out. Your SmileCare San Leandro oral surgeon can usually perform most wisdom tooth extractions in the comfort and convenience of our office. Additionally, tooth extraction is a procedure that can be performed with or without sedation, depending on your sensitivities and preferences. During your diagnosis and consultation, your oral surgeon provides you the guidance and instructions as to what to expect during your surgery and your post-operative recovery.
If you are experiencing dental discomfort, or suspect problems resulting from wisdom teeth, please call us about wisdom teeth extraction in the 94579 area of San Leandro. Don’t suffer the pain and discomfort caused by impacted wisdom teeth. We are ready to help you with a wisdom tooth removal procedure in San Leandro.