Ah, the dreaded wisdom teeth. Most people will be faced with the prospect of having one or more wisdom teeth extracted. If you’re one of the lucky ones who live quite comfortably with their wisdom teeth, congratulations! But if you’re wondering how good molars go bad, and why they need to be extracted, this video from the American Dental Association will tell you what you need to know. If you’re experiencing problems with one or more of your wisdom teeth, call Smiles of Punta Gorda in Punta Gorda, FL today at 941-585-0424 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Jeremy Martin.
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