Oral Health

Posted by: Faiz | 2008/08/11


Wisdom teeth

Hi doc

Why is it usually recommended by dentists to remove one' s wisdom teeth?


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Oral health expert

they can cause infection or pain. it is not necessary to remove them in all people

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Posted by: anxious | 2008/08/13

Post your second question as a new question otherwise he wont see it. Perhaps your wisdom teeth are impacted, which can cause problems. Insist on an answer as to why it is necessary to remove them. Was he talking about having all 4 removed? If you have all 4 out at the same time you will have major problems, i.e . lots of pain, swselling etc! So be sure that you get an acceptable reason for removing them!

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Posted by: Faiz | 2008/08/12

My dentist suggested that I get rid of mine, but my wisdom teeth does not cause infection or pain.

So, why should I get rid of them?

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