Do all wisdom teeth get extracted?

Wisdom teeth emerge in late adolescence or later in life. It is well documented that wisdom teeth can be difficult to remove, however, you may be surprised to learn that not everyone needs them removing.

Key takeaways:

– If wisdom teeth emerge and cause no problems, they may not need to be removed.

– When wisdom teeth become impacted, causing pain, bleeding and infection, they may need to be extracted.

– Always see your dentist regularly to discuss any complications when they arise.

“Many people still have wisdom teeth even though they’re not needed.”

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