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Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth can cause several dental problems if they are not extracted. Removing wisdom teeth is often the best course for both long- and short-term oral health. Royal Oak Dental Group can assess your wisdom teeth and x-rays to determine the best wisdom tooth extraction solution for you.

Dental Problems from Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are the last molars that grow in, and usually start to erupt (push up to come out of the gum) in a person’s late teens to early twenties. The mouth, however, usually doesn’t have the room to accommodate these extra teeth, and they can cause problems such as:

  • Damage to surrounding teeth and bone
  • Over-crowding and shifting of teeth
  • Infections
  • Impacted wisdom teeth
  • Headaches
  • Pain
  • Decay

wisdomWisdom Tooth Removal & Healing Process

Wisdom tooth removal is effective for preventing future wisdom teeth problems and to address current pain or discomfort that wisdom teeth can cause. The Royal Oak team can evaluate how the wisdom teeth are developing and determine when/if they should be removed, and can help you find the best course of action. Since our doctors are highly trained in wisdom tooth extractions, the majority of the time we can perform your treatment right in one of our Raleigh, Cary, Chapel Hill or Siler City, NC dental offices.

Call us today for information or to set up an appointment! The Royal Oak team is proud to serve patients in the Raleigh-Cary-Chapel Hill-Siler City area including Apex, Hillsboro, Carrboro, Pittsboro, Durham, Morrisville, Wake Forest, Garner, Fuquay-Varina and Knightdale.


Royal Oak Dental Group is proud to provide a full scope of dental health services to patients from Raleigh, Cary, Siler City, Chapel Hill, Durham, North Hills, Wake Forest, Garner, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Knightdale, Wendell and Morrisville, NC, as well as the greater Triangle area.