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You probably know that there are several things you need to do if you’d like to enjoy a healthy smile. For example, you probably know that you should brush and floss regularly. You’ll also need to set up regular appointments with our team. Still, did you know that many people need to have their wisdom teeth removed to protect their other pearly whites?

You see, your wisdom teeth may not erupt properly. Sadly, this means your wisdom teeth might push against your other teeth. If this happens, your other teeth could move. This will ruin any orthodontic work you’ve had done, which could lead to crooked teeth. Similarly, if your wisdom teeth come in, your smile might become overcrowded.

To make matters worse, if you don’t remove your wisdom teeth, you could ultimately have to deal with bacteria and decay because your wisdom teeth erupt in the back of your mouth. Sadly, this means it can be hard for you to reach your back teeth. Similarly, if your teeth are overcrowded, they’ll also be harder to clean.

Unfortunately, a wisdom tooth can also become impacted, or stuck in your gums. Furthermore, if your wisdom tooth is impacted, you might be more vulnerable to an infection. If you’re interested in learning more about a wisdom tooth in Logan, Utah, we invite you to give Ridge View Smile Care a call at 435-752-1434. Our dentist, Dr. Brandon Schvaneveldt, and our team will gladly inspect your pearly whites and offer you personalized advice. We’re excited to meet with you.