We receive many patients here at Williams Lake Smiles who are unsure of why they should have their wisdom teeth extracted. Our state of the art technology allows us to examine a patient’s wisdom teeth before they become impacted, allowing us to extract them before the patient begins to feel them. As these patients may not be experiencing pain when the treatment is suggested, this leads many patients to question why this treatment is performed. The real reason Dr. Rudy Wassenaar performs this treatment so early for his Williams Lake, BC area patients is preventative; taking care of wisdom teeth early can prevent a lot of problems down the road. We encourage you to read on to learn why you should consider having your wisdom teeth extracted before they become impacted.
Most wisdom teeth extractions are performed as a preventative measure. However, this procedure can also be used to correct an actual problem, such as impacted wisdom teeth. The reasons why wisdom teeth cause problems when they come in is because:
By removing your wisdom teeth, you can prevent a variety of different problems, such as:
As you can see, there are many reasons for why it is so important for you to have your wisdom teeth removed as soon as possible. Should you fail to have your wisdom teeth removed in time, they may become impacted, which can cause intense pain and discomfort. For this reason, it is best to have them removed before they have the chance to begin coming in. If you would like to find out if it is a good time to have your own wisdom teeth removed, we encourage you to contact us and schedule a no-obligation consultation with Dr. Rudy Wassenaar today.
249 Barnard Street
Williams Lake, BC V2G 1G1
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