Wisdom Teeth Removal
The last and largest of your molars to arrive, the wisdom teeth, can cause problems for some people. When there is limited space for them to erupt or they grow incorrectly, they may need removal to protect your oral health. As part of our general dentistry options, Laguna West Dental Care in Elk Grove offers efficient wisdom teeth removal when needed for teens and adults.
There are four wisdom teeth that usually arrive in the late teens or early twenties. Some people have no difficulties with their wisdom teeth and do not need to consider removal. For others, these last molars can cause pain, tooth misalignment, infections and other oral health issues. These large molars can be impacted in the gums, refusing to erupt in the correct position, or they may not erupt at all. When this occurs, removal is the best option to protect the rest of the teeth and prevent other health issues.
Stress-Free Molar Extractions
The best way to prevent wisdom tooth problems is to closely monitor their growth. Our dentist can monitor the progression of wisdom teeth during routine dental exams to determine if they could present a problem. If they begin to grow sideways, press against other teeth or are impacted in the gums, proactive removal can prevent further issues. We use advanced dental technology and methods to ensure stress-free removal of these last molars, including safe anesthesia and sedation options for the procedure.
When wisdom teeth are causing pain or dental problems, removal can be the correct solution. If you or your child needs wisdom teeth removed, contact Laguna West Dental Care to schedule an exam and consultation. Our dentist will go over the options available for removal and anesthesia to ensure the procedure goes smoothly, with as little discomfort as possible. We accept many dental plans that can help cover your costs. Call to find out if we take your dental insurance.