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Should I have my wisdom teeth pulled out?

If wisdom teeth are growing upright into their correct position in the mouth and not causing any pain or problems, then it is not necessary to have them removed. However, if they are impacted (growing at an angle) or causing crowding as there isn’t enough room for them to come through, then removal of your wisdom teeth may be necessary. The risk of leaving an impacted wisdom tooth is that it can lead to pain from gum infections and decay due to not being able to clean it properly. If you are unsure about whether to get your wisdom teeth removed, give the Terrigal Dental team a call on 4384 2101 to organize a full-mouth x-ray to assess the position of your wisdom teeth.

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