Can Wisdom Teeth Cause Gum Disease?

South Jersey Oral Surgeons at Lanzi Burke Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Repair Patients’ Teeth With Dental Implants.

Wisdom teeth are the last set of teeth to grow in. Also known as third molars, they sit in the back of the mouth and can cause several problems, including gum disease. Some people have enough room for the wisdom teeth to break through the gums and sit in alignment with the other molars. But in many people, the wisdom teeth cannot fully erupt and remain either partially or fully trapped in the gum tissue or the jawbone. According to[…] Read More

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