Many adults and young adults are familiar with wisdom teeth. They are the third set of molars that grow at the back of the mouth, usually around the ages of 17 to 25. Many adults prefer to have them removed, although in some cases it really isn’t needed. There are, however, many reasons to have them removed through specialists who perform wisdom teeth extraction in Bala Cynwyd. Here are a few of them:
• They can be trapped in your gums or jawbone, which causes pain. Most of the time, wisdom teeth don’t grow the right way. Some of them are crooked, sometimes they only grow partially, and sometimes they don’t emerge at all. When the wisdom teeth’s growth is irregular it can remain trapped in the gum area, causing pain and even pushing at the adjacent teeth and damaging them.