Tooth extraction may be the best solution if you have:
Not concerned about your wisdom teeth?
Why your wisdom teeth may need an emergency extraction
Partially erupted wisdom teeth
This means they’ve not fully emerged above your gums. This can cause problems by making the area tricky to clean.
Food and plaque are left to build up which can lead to infection.
Impacted wisdom teeth
This means the teeth have no space to grow into so they can cause overcrowding by pushing against your other teeth.
Again, this makes the teeth difficult to clean which can breed decay or infection.
This infection isn’t the only problem wisdom teeth can cause, but it’s one of the most common conditions emergency dentists see. Partially erupted and impacted teeth can both cause these symptoms: