Wisdom teeth are the last set of molars found in the far corners of your mouth. Sometimes wisdom teeth can be a healthy and valuable asset to the mouth, however, most often they create a series of oral health problems.
Wisdom teeth are removed for the following reasons:
Early adulthood is the best time to have your wisdom teeth removed. Wisdom teeth naturally develop and appear in your late teens or early twenties (between the ages of 17 and 25).
During your routine check-up and cleaning, our team of hygienists and dentists will keep an eye out for your wisdom teeth. Because we keep an accurate and detailed record of your visits, including x-rays, we can easily monitor and assess the state of your teeth and determine the best time to have them removed.
It is important to get your wisdom teeth removed before they can create problems. The following complications may occur if you wait too long to get your wisdom teeth removed:
If you’re wondering whether you or a family member need to have wisdom teeth removed, book an appointment with our clinic today.
Our experienced and highly-knowledgeable dentists and hygienists will examine your mouth, take x-rays and help determine when is the best time to remove your wisdom teeth.
Don’t be afraid to ask our team at Stoney Creek Village Dental about your wisdom teeth today. We’re here to help!
Dr. Yohannes Melkie obtained his
Biomedical Science degree from the University of Ottawa and his Doctor
of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Western Ontario. After graduation, he moved to Fort Mac,
where he has practiced since.
Dr. Melkie follows various conferences and training sessions to stay current so he can provide the best quality treatment to his patients. He enjoys collaborating with patients to ensure they get the best care.