Top 10 Reasons To Remove Your Wisdom Teeth

#10 Reason

Because there is limited space for wisdom teeth to erupt and because the surrounding gums are difficult to keep clean, infection and inflammation are common even when there are no apparent symptoms. Research shows that once inflammation takes hold, it is almost impossible to eliminate and may spread to other teeth.

#9 Reason

Research suggests that oral inflammation associated with wisdom teeth may contribute to preterm or low birthweight infants.

#8 Reason

Even when wisdom teeth erupt through the gum tissues, they rarely provide any meaningful function and are always difficult to keep clean.Our staff is trained in assisting with general anesthesia and IV sedation within our state-of-the-art offices. Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery.

#7 Reason

In some cases, impacted wisdom teeth develop associated cysts and/or tumors. Removal of such lesions may require extensive procedures to repair and restore jaw function and appearance.

#6 Reason

With age, the chance for complications related to the removal of wisdom teeth increases.

#5 Reason

Gum disease and inflammation associated with wisdom teeth may lead to receding gum tissues, deterioration of the jawbone and tooth loss.

#4 Reason

Wisdom teeth may contribute to crowding of nearby teeth.


Even wisdom teeth that seem to be problem-free (asymptomatic) remain a breeding ground for oral infection and inflammation. Research supports the concept that such inflammation may enter the bloodstream and contribute to the development and/or progression of a variety of diseases, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and stroke.

#2 Reason

Once it has been determined that a wisdom tooth will not successfully erupt into your mouth and be maintained in a healthy state, early removal of wisdom teeth is associated with faster and easier recovery.

#1 Reason

The number reason for removing your wisdom teeth is PEACE OF MIND.