Wisdom Teeth

Many people in the Alexandria area have partially visible wisdom teeth that could be susceptible to bacteria that can cause wisdom tooth infection. Cysts and tumors can grow on a trapped wisdom tooth, causing irritation and some pain as well as diseases of the gums.

Another problem we often see at Andrew Sklar, D.D.S, PC occurs when the second molar, the last tooth before the wisdom tooth, is damaged as the wisdom tooth grows in without enough room.

The younger the patient, the easier the healing will be, says Dr. Sklar, which is another reason not to wait before removing impacted wisdom teeth. At Andrew Sklar, D.D.S, PC this oral surgery can often be performed in our Alexandria office under anesthesia, providing patients with maximum comfort while keeping the procedure efficient and cost-effective. Local anesthetic (such as novocaine) is always used, but you may opt for additional comfort with nitrous oxide ("laughing gas"), IV sedation (twilight sleep) or deep sedation (general anesthesia.)

Call Alexandria's Andrew Sklar, D.D.S, PC at (855) 391-2732 for more information about partially visible wisdom teeth.

Read more about wisdom teeth:

 Call for an appointment:
(703) 931-3141

Make an Appointment
Andrew Sklar, D.D.S, PC
Practice Photo

Dr. Andrew Sklar

Share |
Andrew Sklar, D.D.S, PC
4901 Seminary Road, Suite 120
Alexandria, VA 22311
General Info: (703) 931-3141

 Call for an appointment:
(703) 931-3141

Make an Appointment