Valley Stream wisdom teeth removal
Having teeth removed is not at all that uncommon. People of all ages need teeth removed for one reason or another, and in most cases the removal of said teeth is needed to restore or improve dental health. One of the most common reasons for tooth removal is complications with wisdom teeth. Many people need these notorious molars removed both before they developed or sometimes after, but in any case, this is by no means a rare surgery. Here at Kenneth Berger, DDS & Associates we can perform Valley Stream wisdom teeth removal for patients of all ages.
Wisdom teeth are called such because they are the last teeth to develop and because these molars tend to develop between the ages of 18 and 21, well older than when most other develop. Some people may develop their wisdom teeth earlier or later than others, but each case is different and unique. During routine dental exams, dentists use tools like x rays to keep track of how these molars are developing and to tell whether they may pose problems down the road. Many people develop impacted wisdom teeth, or teeth that grow in a crooked fashion. This could be especially troublesome for people whose wisdom teeth are growing towards their other teeth, which can potentially cause crowding and trauma, as well as pain. Here at Kenneth Berger, DDS & Associates we can perform Valley Stream teeth removal to get rid of these pesky molars before they cause problems. When wisdom teeth are removed early on, they sometimes need to be taken out before they develop or break through the gum line, requiring some deal of oral surgery. People who develop wisdom teeth may still need them removed even if they aren’t impacted because they are so far back they may be difficult to clean, in which case a more routine extraction will suffice.
If you need Valley Stream wisdom teeth removal, visit us here at Kenneth Berger, DDS & Associates to get the care you need today.
Extractions in Valley Stream
It is very common for patients to develop problems with their wisdom teeth. This is because the wisdom teeth are the last teeth in the mouth to erupt, and space in the mouth is often limited. If you are experiencing tooth pain, we urge you to contact us at our dental practice, Kenneth Berger, DDS & Associates, so that our dentist can determine the cause of your tooth pain and provide extractions in Valley Stream, if necessary.
There are many different ways that wisdom teeth can cause problems. Sometimes a wisdom tooth will become trapped underneath the jawbone or gums. Other times, a wisdom tooth will end up coming in in the wrong location, pushing other properly-placed teeth out of position. This can ruin years of orthodontic work or the appearance of any smile. Sometimes wisdom teeth in up partially erupting and then simply stop. This often leaves a gap between the teeth and gums which becomes the perfect area for materials in the mouth to gather and for infection to develop. At our dental practice, our expert dentist, Dr. Kenneth D. Berger can assess the cause of your tooth pain and provide you with a simple extraction for your wisdom tooth if it is determined that it is causing problems in your mouth. When a simple tooth extraction is performed, our dentist uses local anesthesia so that our patients remain perfectly comfortable during the procedure. After the area is anesthetized, the tooth is then loosened enough so that it can be removed. During simple tooth extractions in Valley Stream, there is no removal of bone. If your wisdom teeth are impacted, and you need more involved oral surgery to have the tooth removed, our dentist can refer you to an excellent oral surgeon who can perform this surgery for you. When wisdom teeth are extracted, they do not need to be replaced because wisdom teeth are not needed for chewing or for proper speech.
For an appointment to come into our dental practice for treatment of tooth pain, or wisdom teeth extractions in Valley Stream, contact us today.
Kenneth Berger, DDS & Associates
27 E. Hawthorne Ave. ,
Valley Stream, New York 11580