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Who Should Have Their Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Who should have their wisdom teeth removed? There are different reasons that favor a wisdom tooth removal. In most cases, it is recommended to have your wisdom teeth removed as early as possible.
When should people realize their wisdom teeth need to come out? If wisdom teeth are not removed, it can lead to difficulties such as tooth decay, inflammation of the gums, or displaced teeth. Often, there is not enough space in the upper and lower jaws to accommodate a person’s existing teeth and their wisdom teeth. In this case, teeth start to shift and, thus, wearing braces may be the end result.

It is not uncommon for one or more outgrowing wisdom teeth to remain partially covered by gums. This creates a place where thorough oral hygiene is difficult or even impossible. The consequences can be inflammation or tooth decay.
Risks to be concerned about The wisdom tooth breaks through incompletely but is out just enough to where routine maintenance becomes a problem. If the wisdom tooth remai…