Patients often do not think about their wisdom teeth (third molars) unless they are causing the patient issues. Wisdom teeth can:
Not everyone will develop their wisdom teeth, and in some cases one, two, three or all four may appear.
Patients often forget about their wisdom teeth and do not approach a dentist until they are experiencing:
It is important to have regular check-ups so that your wisdom teeth can be monitored to ensure they do not impact on other healthy teeth. Your dentist may refer you for an OPG (full mouth x-ray) to assess their presence and position.