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Growing Evidence Indicates That Wisdom Teeth Removal Is Unwarranted

Posted in: Uncategorised, by thecourtyardclinic, on 2nd November 2016 | 0 comments
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smile teeth beauty The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh has advised against the removal of the third molars in patients who don’t have a problem. The removal of wisdom teeth is advised only when there are problems caused by wisdom teeth.

Key takeaways:

  • Wisdom teeth may be impacted, may be infected, may cause tooth decay, push other teeth, cause cysts and cause excessive pain.
  • Dental experts are questioning if the wisdom teeth extraction is really necessary for cases without these problems.
  • Studies have shown that the risks of surgery far outweigh the risk of keeping wisdom teeth.

The APHA also approved a policy that year saying the concerns of leaving wisdom teeth in don’t justify the risk of surgery – which aren’t small. Aside from associated risks of anaesthetic, the surgery can lead to possible nerve damage, loss of the sense of taste, and sometimes even death.

Read the full story here

http://www.sciencealert.com/no-you-probably-don-t-need-to-get-your-wisdom-teeth-removed-ever

It is one of the first things we notice when we meet someone for the first time, so it’s worth paying as much attention to your smile as you do to other aspects of your appearance.

We are an experienced dental team and are proud to deliver excellence, innovation and results that are second to none, using state of the art techniques in a practice dedicated to your comfort, wellbeing and most importantly, your smile.


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