A wisdom tooth (third molar) is extracted to correct an actual problem or to prevent problems that may come up in the future such as:

  1. Bad breath
  2. Infection
  3. Red, swollen, painful gums
  4. Intense pressure
  5. Damage to adjacent teeth
  6. Development of a cyst
  7. Tooth eruption at an awkward angle

If you experience any of the above symptoms, please call Executive Dental Arts for an immediate appointment at (240)242-4737