Wisdom teeth also known as third molars are usually the last teeth for a person to develop. A person may develop all 4 or none at all. In some cases, there in not enough space in the jaw for the wisdom teeth to come down easily through the gums, the wisdom teeth are then classified as impacted.
If impacted wisdom teeth are left untreated
there are a number of problems that may arise.
Although wisdom teeth are classified asimpacted
,this does not necessarilymean they will cause
trouble. If your wisdom teeth do begin to cause
trouble this is when your dentist may advised to
have them removed. This may be advised due
to the following reasons:
If the wisdom tooth removal is suspected to be a difficult or a complicated procedure, you may be referred an oral surgeon.