Dentist Questions Wisdom Tooth Extraction

What determines wisdom teeth removal?

Some people say wisdom tooth removal is necessary, and others say you really don't need. If you need to get a wisdom tooth extraction, what factors determine it?

5 Answers

Depends on individual patient anatomy, pain, infection, bone loss and possible future complications See an Oral Surgeon for opinion. Hope this helps Dr Satko

It depends on the growth of your wisdom teeth and the angle it grows in. It also depends if you have room for your wisdom teeth.

Thank you for your question.
Proximity to the nerve below the tooth roots indicates a more difficult surgical removal of a wisdom tooth
Positioning, angles, impactions
If they have deep decay, are hard to clean, have infection around them, or are erupting sideways and affecting the adjacent teeth.