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  1. 1. Wisdom Teeth Removal
  2. 2. What are Wisdom Teeth ? <ul><li>Also known as Third Molars. </li></ul><ul><li>Generally present between 18 – 25 yrs . </li></ul><ul><li>Presence or absence is relative to the jaw </li></ul><ul><li>size. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Reasons for Wisdom Teeth removal <ul><li>Impaction. </li></ul><ul><li>Cavities. </li></ul><ul><li>Crowding of other teeth. </li></ul><ul><li>Pain </li></ul>
  4. 4. Half erupted wisdom tooth irrespective of decay status can cause deviation in jaw movements & can result in pain of the jaw joint, headaches & earaches.
  5. 5. As a thumb rule, wisdom teeth must always be removed unless they can be well maintained.
  6. 6. When to remove Wisdom Teeth ? <ul><li>Always better to get wisdom tooth extracted </li></ul><ul><li>after evaluation from the dentist . </li></ul>
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