If you or your child is between the ages of 16 and 24, your dental checkups can be even more important. During these visits, Dr. Lee will keep a close eye out for your wisdom teeth (i.e., the third molars that typically erupt around this age). Although some patients have enough space in their mouths to fit these additional teeth, many others do not. As a result, the wisdom teeth can push on the other teeth, causing discomfort and overcrowding. In other cases, these third molars can grow in positioned at an angle, which can lead to an infection. Rather than put your smile in danger, we may recommend wisdom tooth extractions in North Dallas, TX to allow your smile to stay healthy.
If you or your child has wisdom teeth extracted, our Sunny Smile Dental team will walk you through the entire process and provide guidance for ensuring proper healing. Some of the tips that we’ll share with you include the following: