Wisdom teeth can cause many problems within the mouth, resulting in wisdom tooth extractions. They are the most common form of extraction Between the ages of 17 and 25, most people will have all four wisdom teeth erupt. Sometimes the only option is extraction.
Generally when wisdom teeth erupt, they cause discomfort within the mouth due to the lack of space for the wisdom tooth to grow. This can cause the other teeth in the mouth to shift, buckle or crowd. In most cases extraction under anaesthetic is the only option to relieve pain. Again, alternative options will be considered before extraction.
We would most importantly need to see you first and perform x-rays, we can then advise on the treatment required. In some cases wisdom teeth extractions require surgical treatment which would need to be need to be referred to an oral surgeon.