Wisdom teeth removal: Before Vs. After Braces

August 16, 2019

What are wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that you get between your teenagers and your early twenties. The can be of benefit if adequate space is provided for them to grow or they can create many problems. They appear at the very back of the gums and if are misaligned, then wisdom teeth removal would be the best option.

Protect your smile

Teeth are the most important part for your child as they are growing up. I am sure that you would want to protect them. It is difficult to find a qualified and knowledgeable orthodontist for this precious smile of a child, and you might be loaded with many questions. The Brooklyn village dental Care is there to provide you with the treatment, and it’s details which would depend on the individual situation.

When is the best time to remove your wisdom teeth: Before or After Braces?

Wisdom teeth are supposed to be the last permanent teeth that would appear between the age of 17 to 25 years. If the teeth do not have the proper space to grow, it may remain trapped in the jawbone, and such impacted wisdom teeth can create problems. So it is advisable to get braces after the wisdom teeth removal even if they are not visible but are impacted.

When should my wisdom teeth be extracted?

If the wisdom teeth are growing correctly, then there is no need to remove them, but if they are not, then it is better to get them removed during the pre-teen or teen years. This way, you would be able to prevent any future dental problems and have a quicker healing time.

How are wisdom teeth removed?

If the wisdom teeth are not properly erupted, partially erupted or impacted, then the dentist would make an incision in the gum and remove the part of the bone that covers the tooth.

How do I know if my wisdom teeth will cause me problems?

The best decisions can be made only after getting a proper X-ray from an experienced orthodontist. The X-ray would suggest whether or not the wisdom teeth would create any problems and based on that the dentist who provide you recommendations.

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