Common Signs You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Taken Out

Thinking you might need your wisdom teeth removed? The only way you can know for sure is by making an appointment with a dental professional for a full mouth evaluation. The reason why most people need their wisdom teeth extracted, is more often than not, due to the fact that there is simply not enough room in the mouth for them to properly grow in. They can make the mouth crowded, which essentially means there is not enough room in the mouth for these extra teeth. To prevent crowded mouth problems, it is a much easier process to extract the wisdom teeth from the mouth vs. trying to address the crooked teeth problems caused by wisdom teeth coming in when there is not enough room.

About wisdom teeth

Wanting to understand more about wisdom teeth? Specifically, how essential are they to your overall good oral health? Wisdom teeth tend to start growing in during one’s late teenage years or early adult years. While not everyone will experience their wisdom teeth growing in, many people do. However, it is when there is not enough room in the mouth to accommodate these extra teeth that they can cause a problem. They can also cause problems when they grow in crooked or become impacted, making it necessary to extract them so they do not cause bigger problems.

Common signs that wisdom teeth need to be taken out

The following is a list of some of the more common signs that a dentist will need to remove a patient's wisdom teeth in order to prevent other dental problems.

Discomfort, pain, irritation

Anytime someone experiences any level of discomfort, pain or irritation in their mouth, it means that there is a problem present. While these problems are often directly associated in the wisdom tooth area, they can also experience problems in the gums close to the area where the wisdom tooth is trying to grow in.

Moving, shifting teeth

When one’s teeth begin to move or shift around, even if it is just a little bit, this is a common sign that wisdom teeth are trying to grow in, and there is not enough space.

Sinus problems

Sinus problems can occur when the upper wisdom teeth begin to grow in. It is possible for this extra set of teeth to push against the sinuses, which in turn places pressure on them. This pressure can lead to sinus pain and headaches, making the treatment necessary.

Are your wisdom teeth bothering you?

If you are currently experiencing problems with your wisdom teeth, then it is likely that you will need to remove them from the mouth. The above signs are some of the more common that people experience when they are dealing with their wisdom teeth growing in. If you just have one of these symptoms, then making a dental appointment as soon as possible is essential. It is always easier to address wisdom teeth problems in their earliest stages, so please do not hesitate to contact us if your wisdom teeth are currently bothering you.

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