REMOVING THE WISDOM TOOTH
The final teeth at the back of your mouth are called wisdom teeth. The average person has four wisdom teeth. These teeth may emerge normally and without causing any issues for some people, while remaining in the bone and not growing down at all for others. However, for many people, when these teeth do begin to emerge normally through the gum, there isn’t enough room for them to do so completely.
Sometimes wisdom teeth just partially erupt and stay in this position. They may occasionally be affected, meaning that they are tilted in one direction or the other. From the late teens onward, wisdom teeth can start to erupt.
When Is It Necessary?
When a wisdom teeth is partially buried in the gum or is impacted, cleaning it might be challenging. When wisdom teeth are not cleaned, they can lead to recurring infections and deterioration on both the front teeth and the wisdom teeth. If this happens, it is suggested that the wisdom tooth be removed to prevent issues. The top wisdom tooth must typically be removed in order to remove a lower wisdom tooth.
Reasons For Removal
The removal of wisdom teeth is recommended for a number of reasons, including:
contamination near a wisdom tooth. Pericoronitis is the term for this.
– a wisdom tooth that has decay.
– decay in the teeth next to it.
– The area around your wisdom teeth may develop cysts.
– Around wisdom teeth, gum disease may occur.
– Your cheek may be damaged or injured by a wisdom tooth that is growing poorly or insufficiently.