At myKIDSdds we offer services to allow our patients to be cared for in the comfort of the dental office they know as their trusted dental home. Wisdom Teeth Removal is available here by our partnering Pediatric Oral Surgeon coming regularly to work with us. We feel confident that the convenience of providing this service in a familiar office will help you and your children feel safe and calm throughout their wisdom teeth extraction.
When to Schedule Your Child’s Wisdom Teeth Removal
Many people believe that as long as they are not in pain, they do not have to worry about wisdom teeth removal. However, pain free does not mean disease or problem free. In fact, wisdom teeth that come in normally may still be prone to disease, according to a study by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation. AAOMS strongly recommends that third molars (wisdom teeth) be evaluated by an Oral Surgeon by the time a patient is a young adult in order to assess the presence of third molars, their disease status and to suggest management options. These options range from wisdom teeth removal to a monitored retention plan to ensure optimal patient-specific healthy outcomes.
In general, dental and medical professionals recommend wisdom teeth extraction in the following instances:
- Infections and/or periodontal disease
- Cavities that cannot be restored
- Pathologies such as cysts and tumors
- Damage to neighboring teeth
Wisdom teeth that are completely erupted and functional, painless, cavity-free, and disease-free in a hygienic environment with healthy gum tissue may not require extraction. They do, however, require regular, professional cleaning, annual exams and periodic radiographs to monitor for any changes.
Let myKIDSdds be Your Dental Home in Dallas
At myKIDSdds, our goal is for every visit to be a positive experience for every child and parent so no one dreads a visit to our offices. Our award-winning practice is staffed with professionals who know how to put you and your child at ease. Training is a constant priority at myKIDSdds, so our team is always at the forefront of new advances and techniques.
At myKIDSdds, we take a whole-health approach to dental care, meaning we’re happy to collaborate with your pediatrician and other medical providers to ensure everyone is working toward the same goal. Contact us today and let’s get started on giving your child the most beautiful smile possible. If necessary, you can trust our expert pediatric oral surgeon with your child’s wisdom teeth removal.
By the way, did you know that our practice includes two of the best pediatric dentists in Dallas as well as an orthodontist and pediatric oral surgeon!? Click here for more information on our awesome doctors.