If you or your teen is experiencing a dull, persistent pain towards the back of the jaw, then the wisdom teeth are likely the culprit. These third molars tend to come in around the late teens or early twenties, and most of the time, they become stuck within the gums and jawbone, or impacted. This is because the human jaw has shrunk over time, meaning people just don’t have enough room for these teeth! Removing them is usually the best solution, and rather than going to see an expensive specialist, the team at Creating Smiles can perform this procedure right here in St. John to save you time and stress.
If any of these symptoms sound familiar, then you should schedule an appointment with us right away. They could be due to the wisdom teeth, and to prevent them from getting worse, it’s important to remove the teeth right away. Be sure to come see us if: