Protect your oral health with wisdom tooth extraction

Wisdom Teeth Removal

At Associated Oral & Implant Surgeons, we provide state-of-the-art wisdom tooth extraction to protect the health of your smile. Our team of skilled oral surgeons can perform both simple and complex extractions, including the removal of impacted wisdom teeth.

patient in a dental chair waiting for oral surgery post operative instructions at Associated Oral & Implant Surgeons
patient undergoing wisdom teeth removal at Associated Oral & Implant Surgeons

Why are wisdom teeth removed?

The average jaw can comfortably accommodate 28 teeth. The third molars, more commonly known as wisdom teeth, bump the total number of teeth to 32. Without sufficient space for these teeth to emerge, a range of issues can occur, including infection and overcrowding.

They are impacted

Wisdom teeth can become trapped in your jawbone or your gums. They may grow towards other teeth or the back of your mouth, causing pain, cysts, or damage to neighboring teeth.

They erupt at an angle

Your third molars may erupt fully but grow at the wrong angle. In this situation, they can press against other teeth, causing damage and changing the alignment of your smile.

You have decay or gum disease

Since the wisdom teeth are so far back, it is often difficult to clean them properly. Partially or fully erupted wisdom teeth can develop or cause health issues, which can spread to other areas of your mouth.

patient receiving dental care from an oral surgeon at Associated Oral & Implant Surgeons

What to expect?

At Associated Oral & Implant Surgeons, you can expect to receive the highest quality care throughout each phase of your wisdom tooth removal. For many patients, we can even perform their consultation and surgery on the same day. 

We offer multiple forms of sedation and anesthesia to ensure you remain comfortable. The specifics of your extraction will depend on whether your wisdom teeth are impacted or not. Most patients are able to leave our office within 90 minutes.

We typically recommend you arrange for someone to drive you home and that you rest for the remainder of the day. For the first three days or so, you can use ice and moist heat to address discomfort and bruising. You should stick to soft foods during this time as well and drink plenty of fluids.

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At Associated Oral & Implant Surgeons, we know how to help you. Our board-certified surgeons and expert staff can provide the care you need to relieve the discomfort you feel.

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