The third molars, which are commonly called the wisdom teeth, are typically the last teeth to come in. Because they are the last to erupt, there is often not enough room for the wisdom teeth to grow in as they should. When there is not sufficient space for the wisdom teeth, they may become impacted (unable to fully break through the gum tissues and jawbone), or they may grow in at an incorrect angle. Wisdom teeth that do not erupt as they should can lead to several dental problems, such as:
Our dentist may recommend wisdom teeth removal to avoid these serious complications and to keep your smile healthy. We will carefully evaluate your smile, including the positioning of your teeth and wisdom teeth, to determine whether your smile would benefit from wisdom teeth removal. Our dental team will ensure that your wisdom teeth removal treatment is as painless and comfortable as possible.
Most patients need to have their wisdom teeth removed to preserve their dental structure and prevent further problems. We invite you to see Drs. Hever and Stout for wisdom tooth removal in Westlake Village, California. Our caring dentists cater to your personal comfort and provide only the best possible service for your needs. You are welcome to call Finesse Dental Care at (805) 742-4749 to schedule your appointment.