Wisdom Teeth Removal

Overview

The third molars, or wisdom teeth, usually begin to come in between age 17 and 25, leaving adults with 32 teeth – but only room for 28. Without the space to accommodate these four molars, some adults experience discomfort and swelling that can lead to more serious issues, like infection or decay, if ignored. Extracting wisdom tooth not only helps maintain overall oral health but prevents future problems.


Benefits

Wisdom teeth removal is performed on millions of patients each year, but the advanced procedures at Palmetto Oral & Facial Surgery ensure more comfortable healing.

  • State-of-the-art equipment to maximize comfort
  • Less pain and swelling during recovery
  • Prevention of future issues

 

Steps

  1. Dental Exam & Referral
    A complete exam, including x-rays, is recommended to determine if wisdom teeth removal is a good option. If so, your dentist will refer you to our office.

 

  1. Consultation
    Dr. Shigley and his staff in Greenville or Simpsonville, SC will thoroughly evaluate you and discuss personalized wisdom teeth removal and treatment options.

 

  1. Procedure
    Our staff has been specially trained to provide various types of anesthesia, ensuring your comfort and peace of mind.

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