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Texarkana, TX 75503

Wisdom Teeth Removal

Oral & Facial Surgery of Northeast Texas, 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.

What Our Patients Say...

Oral & Facial Surgery of Northeast Texas

5 out of 5 stars based on 257 reviews.

Patient Review By Kaci M

Dr. Legan was so kind throughout the whole process. I was an absolute nervous wreck and his kindness helped to calm my nerves! I don’t remember much after waking up, but my parents said I…

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Patient Review By Sandra S

For someone who was scared about the procedure Dr. Bunel and staff were exceptional. They treated me with respect to my anxiety and it turned out to be a positive experience.

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Patient Review By John R

Great office atmosphere.

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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? Oral & Facial Surgery of Northeast Texas has the expertise & advanced training to make wisdom teeth removal go as smoothly as possible.

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