If I Decide Against Removing My Wisdom Teeth, What Could Occur? | Wisdom Teeth Removal

If I Decide Against Removing My Wisdom Teeth, What Could Occur? | Wisdom Teeth Removal

When I, Dr. Wisdom Teeth, advise you to consider removing your wisdom teeth, it’s because I have your long-term oral health in mind. You might be unsure about what to do next, especially if you’re not experiencing any immediate discomfort. But let’s delve into what could happen if you decide to keep those wisdom teeth around.

Consequences of Ignoring Wisdom Teeth

Choosing to let your wisdom teeth stay put can invite a host of problems, ranging from minor annoyances to serious complications. These issues can crop up at any stage of your wisdom teeth’s growth, underscoring the importance of taking action sooner rather than later.

  1. Discomfort and Dental Issues: The arrival of wisdom teeth can bring discomfort to your mouth, teeth, and jaw. This discomfort might start off mild but can escalate, potentially causing alignment problems that require additional orthodontic work.
  2. Cavities and Decay: Because there’s often not enough room for wisdom teeth to come in properly, keeping them can make it tough to keep them clean. That means a higher risk of cavities and decay, even if you’re diligent about your oral hygiene.
  3. Infections and Impactions: Wisdom teeth that get stuck or only partially emerge can become breeding grounds for infection and cyst formation. These issues can wreak havoc on nearby teeth and bone, emphasizing the need for proactive measures.
  4. Gum Disease and Oral Infections: When wisdom teeth only partially emerge, they create nooks and crannies where bacteria love to hang out. This increases the likelihood of gum disease and oral infections, which often come with inflammation and discomfort.
  5. Jaw and Sinus Problems: Cysts that develop around wisdom teeth can cause damage to the jaw and nerves if left unchecked. In severe cases, they might even contribute to sinus trouble or tumor formation, highlighting the importance of swift action.

Choosing the Wisest Path Forward

If I suggest removing your wisdom teeth, it’s because I believe it’s in your best interest. But I understand if you have questions or concerns about the procedure. Let’s talk about them—I’m here to ease your mind and help you decide on the best approach for your oral health.

Experience Excellence at Simply Wisdom Teeth

Here at Simply Wisdom Teeth, we specialize in making the removal process as smooth and comfortable as possible. Our team is dedicated to ensuring your well-being and a successful outcome. If you need more information or want to discuss your options further, don’t hesitate to get in touch. Your comfort and oral health are our top priorities.

Dr Wisdom Teeth
Phone: 833-394-7366
287 E Hunt Hwy #101
San Tan Valley, AZ 85143