Can an endodontist remove wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth may be removed when they’re impacted or also in order to prevent future problems. The good news is that a wisdom tooth extraction can be done by either a dentist or an oral surgeon like New York City Endodontics. The Wisdom Tooth Removal Procedure at a GlancePhone: 

Should I let my dentist remove my wisdom tooth?

Some dentists recommend removing wisdom teeth if they don’t fully emerge. Many dentists believe it’s better to remove wisdom teeth at a younger age, before the roots and bone are fully formed, and when recovery is generally faster after surgery. This is why some young adults have their wisdom teeth pulled before the teeth cause problems.

Can a general dentist extract a wisdom tooth?

A: General Dentists Extracting Wisdom Teeth In general most teeth can be extracted by the general dentist or the Oral Surgeon. Many general dentists do not put patients out with IV sedation for extractions while oral surgeons do but there are a wide variety of oral sedation techniques available. There are several things to consider.

How bad is wisdom teeth removal?

Wisdom tooth removal can be traumatic to the body. The typical side effects from extraction of wisdom teeth are: pain, swelling, bruising and a bad feeling. The site of wisdom teeth extractions can many years later become a site of cavitations, an area of bone decay within the jaw.

What happens when wisdom teeth are not removed?

If you don’t have your wisdom teeth removed, a partially erupted wisdom tooth can lead to bacterial infection called pericoronitis . Meanwhile, a wisdom tooth that doesn’t erupt can lead to the development of a cyst which can damage bone and gum tissue. Wisdom teeth are also often removed because they come in crooked.

Should I take my wisdom teeth out?

Your dentist says you need to have your wisdom teeth taken out. But they don’t hurt, you say, so why remove them? These days, oral surgery to remove wisdom teeth is a standard practice — almost a rite of passage for young adults. It’s not always necessary, though. Some dentists take out healthy

How often should you go to dentist for wisdom teeth removal?

Dr. Williams: You should go to your dentist every six months for routine checkups and cleanings. Your dentist can take x-rays and diagnose you with impacted wisdom teeth. If you do need to have your wisdom teeth removed keep in mind that there is a nicer way to do it with IV sedation.

Do you have your wisdom teeth removed?

Don’t have your wisdom teeth removed. Have your dentist check your wisdom teeth if you’re 16 to 19 years old. Your dentist may recommend that you have your wisdom teeth removed if they cause pain or an infection, crowd other teeth, or get stuck (impacted) and can’t break through your gums.

Can dentist pull out wisdom teeth?

Dr. Williams: Yes a general dentist is able to remove your wisdom teeth. The difference between a general dentist and an oral surgeon is the oral surgeon is trained to remove the wisdom teeth using IV sedation.