Wisdom Teeth Removal

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What if I don’t have my wisdom teeth removed as a teenager or young adult?

As wisdom teeth develop, the roots become longer and the jaw bone more dense. When it is necessary to remove impacted wisdom teeth in your thirties, forties or beyond, the post-operative course can be prolonged and there is a higher complication rate. Treating these complications is often more difficult and less predictable than with a younger patient. Healing may be slower and the chance of infection can be increased. If your impacted wisdom teeth are not removed in your teenage years or early in your twenties and they are completely impacted in bone, it may be advisable to wait until a localized problem (such as cyst formation or localized gum disease and bone loss) develops. In general, you will heal faster, more predictably and have fewer complications if treated in your teens or early twenties.


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Never in my life have I been in so much pain from an injury. I never imagined getting so much relief in so little time. All service was so fast and efficient. I am so thankful, so grateful to Doctor Collins and his entire staff. I cannot thank you enough.

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Collins Oral and Facial Surgery is an outstanding office. The entire staff is professional, courteous, and extremely competent. I highly recommend them to anyone. The procedure was quick and painless. And, there was no pain during recovery. If you need oral or facial surgery, this is the office to use!

- Sherry S

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I love coming here! It’s always very easy and comfortable and the staff is so nice and amazing!

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When It Comes to Removing Wisdom Teeth, Trust Your Care to the Experts.

Wisdom tooth removal is an important step in a teenager or young adult’s journey to maintaining oral health. Why risk going to anyone less qualified? Collins Oral & Facial Surgery has the expertise & advanced training to make wisdom teeth removal go as smoothly as possible.