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Wisdom teeth are removed because they are often misaligned, impacted, or only partially erupted. These conditions can cause damage to the nerves, tissues and bones in your mouth, and can crowd your other teeth, causing them to move out of line. Having your wisdom teeth removed protects your smile.
Dental professionals are trained to know when and if you need your wisdom teeth removed to protect your smile. Call us today!
When should I have my wisdom teeth removed?
The best time to have wisdom teeth removed is as a teenager or in early adulthood after all the other adult teeth have grown in. Doing it during this time period, when bones are less dense, makes tooth removal easier and healing quicker. Call us for a consultation about when would be the best time for you to have your wisdom teeth removed.
What do I do after having my
Wisdom Teeth Removed?
There are a few things you can do to speed up your recovery after having your wisdom teeth removed. Some of them are:
- Avoid physical activity for at least 24 hours afterwards
- Apply ice to the outside of your jaw to help reduce swelling
- Take pain medications as recommended by your dentist
- Eat soft foods
- Follow your dentist’s instructions for gently rinsing and cleaning your teeth
The caring and knowledgeable professionals here at Platinum Dental Care in Lehi will help you every step of the way through recovery. Give us a call to set up an appointment for a consultation!