When Is Wisdom Tooth Extraction Really Necessary?
Usually, Dr. N. Patel will only recommend extracting the wisdom teeth if not doing so would
cause serious pain or threaten
the health of the surrounding teeth and gums. For example, because many people don’t have
enough room in the mouth to
accommodate the wisdom teeth, they may end up pressing against the other teeth, causing
discomfort and misalignment. The
third molars may also get impacted, or trapped, under the gumline, increasing the risk of