Wisdom Teeth Removal
Wisdom teeth are the large molars that emerge at the very back of your mouth, usually between the ages of 17 and 24. Some people never develop their wisdom teeth, while others have up to four emerge (one in each corner of your mouth). A lot of the time wisdom teeth appear with little trouble, but if there is not enough space for the teeth to grow they can become wedged in or ‘impacted.’
How Serious is an impacted Wisdom Tooth?
How are wisdom teeth removed?
In deeply impacted cases, the surgeon may make an incision in the gums or may remove some bone as well. The incision is closed with stitches, which may be dissolvable after ten days. The whole procedure can take between 30 and 60 minutes.