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Wisdom teeth do not always require removal. Many people have wisdom teeth that have erupted normally and have not caused any problems. In some cases, however, wisdom teeth may be impacted. This means that there is not enough space in the jaw for the teeth to come in normally or to come in at all. Impacted wisdom teeth can become infected or interfere with other teeth. To prevent such problems impacted wisdom teeth are often removed.

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Q: Why do wisdom teeth need to be pulled out?
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When should you get your wisdom teeth pulled?

They should only need to be pulled if they are causing a problem. If there is no problem then they are perfectly good teeth to keep.

You are scheduled to have your wisdom teeth pulled tomorrow but you have an abscess tooth right next to it Can you still get the wisdom teeth pulled?


Do you get your wisdom teeth or molars pulled?

Normally, the wisdom teeth--if present--will be pulled. One hopes to retain the molars for life.

Is it possible to have no wisdom teeth pulled out?


Can you fly after having your wisdom teeth pulled?


Why are your lower teeth hurting on the same side I just got my wisdom tooth pulled?

u got your wisdom teeth pulled out dummy

Should you get you wisdom teeth pulled?

If you have a lot of room in your mouth, there is no need to. if before you get them your mouth is kind of crowded, they will probaly get pulled

Can you drink water before you have your wisdom teeth pulled?

yes you can. because it does not have any effect on your wisdom teeth.

Can you play in a volleyball game after having wisdom teeth pulled?

Yes you could. You shouldn't though. After you have had your wisdon teeth pulled you need is possible but you wouldn't benadviced to.

Can you floss after your wisdom teeth get pulled?

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Is it necessary to get braces after your wisdom teeth have been pulled?


What percent of people get their wisdom teeth pulled?


How do you sleep after wisdom teeth have been pulled?

you dont

Why are my teeth slimy after wisdom teeth pulled?

they are slimy because you are a complete idiot

Do I need to have my wisdom teeth pulled if they don't hurt?

Wisdom teeth do not need to be pulled when: 1) there is room in your mouth for them; 2) they are not stuck under the skin (impacted); 3) they are healthy. But most people do not have enough room in their mouths so the teeth grow behind or crooked and/or they get impacted and cannot grow out.

How many teeth does a grown up have?

An adult that had they're wisdom teeth pulled or not come through then you have 32 teeth. But if you still have your wisdom teeth you have 36.

Why do your wisdom teeth have to be pulled out?

Your wisdom teeth do not necessarily have to be pulled out. Usually, the situation is that the gums are not large enough to accommodate all of your teeth, including the wisdom ones, hence they have to be removed to prevent crowding, which can be very painful in some cases. There are a few people whose mouths are large enough to accommodate wisdom teeth, so they don't have to be pulled out.

What if your dentist doesnt give you stitches after wisdom teeth being pulled?

Then you probably didn't need stitches.

Do you have to have your wisdom teeth cut out?

No, some can be pulled normally like all the other teeth. Not everyone has to have their wisdom teeth removed. They only have to be pulled or surgically cut out if there isn't room for them to grow in, or if there is some other problem with them. But most people keep their wisdom teeth with no problems. I still have all my wisdom teeth, but I had several other molars pulled before the wisdom teeth appeared due to decay and abscesses. That made plenty of room for them.

What teeth don't you lose?

the teeth you cant lose are your wisdom teeth you have to get them pulled out by dentist surgeons

Can one drink alcohol before getting one's wisdom teeth pulled?

how long before getting one's wisdom teeth pulled should one drink?

Do you have to have to get wisdom teeth pulled?

Wisdom teeth really should be pulled as soon as they come in.The human mouth does not have the capacity [room] for them.Usually your dentist will explain this to you when you visit.

When do you get your wisdom teeth pulled?

There is no exact age. Just when they start to grow in. They only should be pulled if they need to. If your mouth has room for them, you don't have to get them pulled. But if you do need to get them pulled (as they will mess up your teeth alignment made by braces or mouth is too small), get them pulled when they start to grow in. SEE A DOCTOR about this.

How long can you wait to have wisdom teeth pulled?

5 years

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