Dentists seem to have a war raging with Wisdom Teeth. Normally, whenever a dentist encounters a wisdom, it seems that their first response is to advise an extraction. Wisdom teeth are your third molars and these teeth generally appear between the ages of 17 to 25. While normally oriented and erupted wisdom teeth do not cause any problems, impacted ones can. When a wisdom tooth doesn’t have enough room to come in normally, it is considered impacted.
Normally, your dentist will recommend an extraction based on international guidelines. However, if you are the kind to ‘wait it out’, here are five signs that should tell you that it’s time for that extraction.