Your wisdom teeth are your third molars in the back of your mouth. Your oral surgeon, orthodontist or dentist may recommend removing your wisdom teeth for the following reasons:
While probably one of the more common oral surgery procedures performed by our oral surgeons, we understand that our patients are nervous about having their wisdom teeth removed. This is why we explain every part of the procedure—preparing for the surgery, during the extraction and your recovery.
As every patient is different, after your exam, our oral surgery team will explain everything you need to know to prepare for wisdom tooth removal.
For more information, please contact the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at 202-877-7332.