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1400 Southwest Boulevard
Jefferson City, MO 65109

Wisdom Teeth Removal

Jefferson City Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, where exceptional care and experience combine.

What if I don’t have my wisdom teeth removed as a teenager or young adult?

As wisdom teeth develop, the roots become longer and the jaw bone more dense. When it is necessary to remove impacted wisdom teeth in your thirties, forties or beyond, the post-operative course can be prolonged and there is a higher complication rate. Treating these complications is often more difficult and less predictable than with a younger patient. Healing may be slower and the chance of infection can be increased. If your impacted wisdom teeth are not removed in your teenage years or early in your twenties and they are completely impacted in bone, it may be advisable to wait until a localized problem (such as cyst formation or localized gum disease and bone loss) develops. In general, you will heal faster, more predictably and have fewer complications if treated in your teens or early twenties.

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Jefferson City Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

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The team here was amazing! They did everything thing they could to make you as comfortable as possible before, during, and after surgery! I was very pleased with my experience!

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Quick and painless procedure! Would recommend to anyone in Jefferson City!

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Wonderful experience.

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When It Comes to Removing Wisdom Teeth, Trust Your Care to the Experts.

Wisdom tooth removal is an important step in a teenager or young adult's journey to maintaining oral health. Why risk going to anyone less qualified? Jefferson City Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery has the expertise & advanced training to make wisdom teeth removal go as smoothly as possible.