When a wisdom tooth tries to come in but is obstructed by the adjacent tooth, it becomes impacted and can result in such complications as pain, inflammation, or tooth decay. At Stephen Ratclif Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington we can extract wisdom teeth. It’s challenging to clean partially-erupted wisdom teeth. Since they have a […]
Wisdom teeth are the last of the molars (grinding teeth) to erupt from the gum. They usually appear in the late teens and early twenties. Not all people develop these teeth, while others have from one to four.