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2001 W Busch Blvd, Ste C, Tampa, FL 33612

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5486 Lithia Pinecrest Rd, Lithia, FL 33547

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What are Impacted Wisdom Teeth in Tampa?

Published on February 28, 2019

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Evolution isn’t always tidy and linear. For example, we have smaller jaws than our ancestors thousands of years ago, but most of our bodies haven’t adapted by generating fewer teeth. Two-thirds of us create the same amount of teeth as early humans. These late-developing extra molars are called wisdom teeth in Tampa and they pose unique oral concerns for many people all over the world. When a wisdom tooth tries to appear but is impeded by the adjacent tooth, it becomes impacted and can result in:

  • Pain
  • Inflammation
  • Tooth decay
  • Periodontitis

It can be very challenging to clean partially-erupted wisdom teeth in Tampa. Since they have a high risk of cavities, dentists pay special attention to them. They can also cause cavities in the neighboring molars. If wisdom teeth in Tampa are causing problems for you, your dentist will most likely recommend they be removed. Your dentist may also recommend extraction to prevent future problems. It is estimated that 85% of wisdom teeth need to be removed. Wisdom tooth extraction is a routine outpatient procedure. Most patients experience minimal pain and recover in a few days. If your child still has their wisdom teeth in Tampa and is going away to college this fall, we recommend an exam before they leave. You don’t want the teeth to start hurting them when they are away from their regular dentist or have them miss class to get them removed. To schedule an exam and X-rays, call us at 813-863-9058. At our dental practice, we also offer dental services such as dental crowns, white fillings, dental sealants, emergency dental care, TMJ treatment, and more. Our friendly team can give you information on any of the services that interest you.

 

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