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Your mouth goes through many changes during development, one major change that usually takes place between seventeen and twenty-one is the growth of your third molars. These teeth have been called wisdom teeth because they usually come through at a more mature age.
When wisdom teeth come through correctly, they can help you chew just like you other molars. But if your molars do not erupt in correctly, the can cause concern. It’s normal to feel a bit of discomfort when your wisdom teeth are erupting, but if you have a lot of pain, you should visit your dentist in Thomastown.
As your wisdom teeth erupt through your gums, your dentist should monitor for signs of the following:
Why You Might Need to Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed
Every patient is unique, but in general, wisdom teeth may need to be removed when there is evidence of changes in the mouth such as:
Before wisdom teeth removal, your dentist in Thomastown will examine your mouth and refer you to have a full mouth x-ray taken. Then your dentist can discuss the best course of treatment for you.