Wisdom Tooth Diagnosis

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At Vincent J. Giaimo, D.D.S., L.L.C., we see wisdom teeth that need to be removed almost every single day. Have you ever considered if you might need to have your wisdom teeth removed? We use a specific checklist process to determine whether patients need their wisdom teeth to be removed, and you can find out more about it in this post. Please give us a call if you have any additional queries or concerns about wisdom teeth after you read this article.

To decide whether you have wisdom teeth (and whether they need to be extracted), our dentist will look for the wisdom teeth behind your molars. They will also ask you if you have felt any pain in this spot. If they don’t find any extruding wisdom teeth and you haven’t felt any hurt in your jaw, the dentist may elect to use a radiograph, also referred to as an X-ray, to judge whether you have any wisdom teeth and where and how they would come out if so. With this data, your doctor will be able to tell you whether you have wisdom teeth.

For an appointment in Amsterdam, New York, reach out to Dr. Vincent J. Giaimo and the Vincent J. Giaimo, D.D.S., L.L.C. team at (518) 843-9177. We look forward to working with your toward a healthier you!