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Why should I have my wisdom teeth extracted?

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are typically not necessary to maintain optimum dental health. In fact, they can actually be a detriment to your oral health, and here's why:

  • There is often not enough room for wisdom teeth, and they may crowd other teeth causing them to move and shift.
  • Some wisdom teeth don't erupt at all and remain stuck beneath the gum line (impacted). An impacted tooth can result in an infection.
  • It can be challenging to brush and floss wisdom teeth because they are so far back in your mouth. Plaque or tartar buildup can result in problems with gum disease or tooth decay.

Illustration of dental tool extracting toothComfortable Tooth Extraction

If you are concerned about dental extractions in Long Branch, you can rest assured that our dentists are all well-equipped to provide you with a comfortable and smooth tooth extraction. Our team also provides support throughout your recovery process to ensure that it is as comfortable and pain-free as possible.

Contact Our Etobicoke Office

We are happy to provide an evaluation to determine if you do need a wisdom tooth extraction, or if you have enough space in your mouth to support them. Contact Toronto Lakeshore Dental today to learn more about the comfortable tooth extractions we provide.