A Word to the Wise: Wisdom Teeth Extraction in Fort Lauderdale, FL - Get it done early

During your routine dental checkup with your dentist in Fort Lauderdale, Dr. Nancy Rotroff or Dr. Gerard Wasselle will monitor your wisdom teeth using xrays. Most dentists agree that wisdom teeth extraction should be done during your teenage years when the wisdom teeth have developed but still have relatively short roots. Because the wisdom teeth are smaller and have less developed roots, your surgery usually will go faster, and your recovery will usually be quicker as well.  As wisdom teeth continue to develop, they grow strong roots that anchor deep in the bone tissue making them harder to remove. 

Do I Have to Get Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Many people have no problems with their wisdom teeth and do not need to have them extracted. However, most dental professionals will recommend  wisdom teeth extraction if you experience one or more of the following:

What are the types of wisdom tooth extraction?

Based on their position within the jawbone, your dentist in Fort Lauderdale will classify your wisdom teeth as:

Wisdom teeth extraction is a very routine procedure performed in your dentist's office that can help ensure the long-term health of your mouth and teeth. Finding the best dentist in Fort Lauderdale for your wisdom teeth extraction and have your wisdom teeth removed early may help you avoid painful complications that can occur when your wisdom teeth become impacted. For those patients who may feel apprehensive about the wisdom teeth removal procedure,  Dr. Gerard Wasselle at Excellence in Dentistry offers  sedation dentistry in Fort Lauderdale so you can be more comfortable and relaxed during your procedure.

Call Excellence in Dentistry  at 954-928-1666 to schedule your consultation for wisdom teeth extraction with IV sedation with Dr. Gerard Wasselle.  Our office is conveniently located at 2480 E. Commercial Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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