Wisdom teeth removal

Wisdom teeth, or third molars, are the last teeth in your mouth to erupt and are often more prone to problems. Wisdom teeth may not come in all the way, only part of the way or not at all. Impacted or partially teeth (wisdom teeth that do not come through the gum), can cause pain, infection, swelling or problems to the surrounding teeth. A wisdom tooth is extracted to correct an actual problem or to prevent problems that may come up in the future. When wisdom teeth come in, a number of problems can occur: