Write a Review

North Sycamore Street office

(215) 579-9900

219 N Sycamore St.
Newtown, PA 18940

Durham Road Office

(215) 867-8751

842 Durham Rd #25
Newtown, PA 18940

Do Wisdom Teeth Have to be Removed?

September 17, 2017

Animation of impacted wisdom toothFor many people, the answer is yes wisdom teeth do need to be removed. However, there are a lucky few who get to retain their third molars. The only way to know for sure whether or not your wisdom teeth will need to be extracted is to schedule a consultation with a trusted dentist. The dental practitioner will capture x-rays and visually examine your bite to determine whether or not the wisdom teeth will be able to erupt within the current bite alignment without damaging surrounding teeth. If the dentist determines you are likely to experience impaction or other complications, wisdom tooth extraction will be recommended to ensure you maintain the optimal level of oral health.
(more…)

Request
Appt
Call Map Read Our
Blog
?Ask a
Dentist