Wisdom Teeth Removal in Merrillville, Valparaiso & Michigan City

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What Are the Benefits of Removing Wisdom Teeth?


ost wisdom teeth are impacted, meaning they are unable to fully erupt through the gumline. This can lead to a lot of pain and possibly cause an infection. Even though the first few days after extraction can be a bit uncomfortable, the procedure is well worth it in the long run.

What If I Have Dental Anxiety?

The great thing about wisdom teeth removal is that we use sedation to ease your nerves and anxiety. You will feel completely at ease throughout the entire procedure, so you have nothing to worry about. Most patients even have very little memory of what happened.

What Should I Expect When Getting My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Comprehensive Exam. To determine if they should in fact be removed, we’ll take panoramic or 3D X-Rays to examine the third molars and surrounding tissues.

Review Treatment and Payment Options. Before moving forward with the treatment, we want to be sure you are aware of all your anesthesia options, expectations, and costs for the procedure. We will then inform your general dentist on what has been decided

Schedule Appointment. Once we are all on the same page, we schedule an appointment for you to get your wisdom teeth surgically extracted. You’ll want to have a family member or friend be available to drive you to and from the appointment and be sure to have payment information available.

Do You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed in Merrillville, IN?

If you have wisdom teeth, there is a high chance you’ll need them extracted to prevent oral health issues. Contact our team today to set up an appointment.

Why an oral surgeon vs. dentist?

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons receive specialized training to treat a variety of conditions affecting the head, neck, face, mouth, and jaws. Although a general dentist may perform simple tooth extractions -- more complex surgeries, such as removing wisdom teeth, are what we are specifically trained to do. Plus, we have advanced equipment to make procedures more affordable, and significantly more comfortable, for you to have the best overall experience.


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Michigan City, IN 46360
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