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When Is The Right Time To Have My Child’s Wisdom Teeth Removed?

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Wisdom Teeth can easily be viewed as a rite of passage for many high school and college aged students, as most kids will begin to feel theirs popping up from 17 to 21 years old. However, the ideal age to have them removed can often be between the ages of 15-17 and can be younger in some cases. 

There is often inadequate space for wisdom teeth. Oftentimes, wisdom teeth grow incorrectly leaving damage and bone loss to adjacent teeth. In some cases, wisdom teeth become impacted with nowhere to grow, leaving your child with pressure (and pain) in their jaw, other teeth, and sinuses. This can be worrisome and painful.

Some other signs that indicate it is time to have your child’s wisdom teeth removed are tender or swollen gums, jaw pain, headaches, sinus issues, teeth infections, or difficulty and pain when eating. If your child has any of these symptoms, it might be time to see a specialist. 

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Aspire Surgical is a group of board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeons with seven locations across the Wasatch Front and Wasatch Back. Aspire Surgical also specializes in dental implants, jaw surgery, sleep apnea treatment and cosmetic facial reconstruction. Accompanying highly experienced and board certified surgeons, Aspire Surgical’s facilities are equipped with the latest technologies and state of the art equipment to ensure your child’s experience goes as smoothly as possible. 

Together with great doctors and amazing technologies, Aspire Surgical always has your child’s best interests at heart. Aspire Surgical takes pride in looking at the entire picture of your child’s wisdom teeth removal, including benefits, risks, and overall oral health so you and your child know what to expect. Aspire Surgical is one of the first clinics to offer an opioid free recovery option for wisdom teeth removal, leaving your child with a healthy and happy recovery. The surgeons at Aspire Surgical also provide their services in Spanish. 

Aspire Surgical offers many financing options, as well as being in-network with over 40 insurances, allowing your child to receive the best care with the best price. To request an appointment, visit try.aspiresurgical.net to find a location near you.  

Wisdom teeth removal does not need to be stressful. Visit try.aspiresurgical.net today so you can receive the best treatment possible!