Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom Teeth Removal

Dentist showing wisdom teeth on dental x-ray image on computer monitor.The last set of molars to develop in teens and adults is the 3rd set, or “wisdom teeth.” Most of the time these teeth erupt during the mid to late teens, but they typically continue developing into the late 20s.

Although there is nothing inherently wrong with these teeth, their location often leads to complications due to lack of space or difficulty keeping them clean. By proactively removing them, we can help our patients avoid these complications and concerns.

Extracting Wisdom Teeth.

Surgical wisdom teeth extractions are usually recommended when the teeth are:

Little girl smiling for dentist during wisdom teeth exam procedure.Our in-house oral surgeon brings advanced extraction treatments right here to our Douglaston dental office. Now there is no reason to be referred to a dental office where you don’t know anyone – your wisdom tooth treatments are completed here with the people you trust.

Do you need to have your wisdom teeth removed? Are you experiencing pain or swelling? Call Preferred Dental Care today to schedule your consultation with our oral surgeon.