Top Ten Reasons To Remove Wisdom Teeth
Even if your wisdom teeth don’t bother you, infection and inflammation are more likely to occur in the gums surrounding your wisdom tooth as they are hard to clean. Once the inflammation starts, it is very hard to eliminate and may spread to adjoining teeth.
Some studies have also linked preterm or low birthweight infants to oral inflammation associated with wisdom teeth.
Wisdom teeth are usually non-functional even if they fully erupt through the gums.
Cysts and tumors associated with impacted wisdom teeth require complex procedures to remove. Restoration of jaw function and appearance in such cases is some cases, impacted wisdom teeth develop associated cysts and/or tumors. removal of such lesions require extensive procedures to re pair and restore jaw function and appearance
As you grow older, there are higher chances of complications associated with wisdom teeth extraction. So get them extracted at a younger age.
Since wisdom teeth are hard to keep clean, the adjoining gum tissue gets inflamed and results in gum tissue recession, loss of jawbone height and in severe cases, tooth loss.
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 the development and/or progression of a variety of diseases, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and stroke.
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.
The number one reason for removing your wisdom teeth is Peace of Mind.