A wisdom tooth may need to be removed for one or more of the following reasons.
- A wisdom tooth can grow out too far and damage the cheek or gum
- Your tooth may be in the line of a jaw fracture
- Repeated or serious infection of the gum tooth decay
- You may have a cyst near or around your tooth, or other jaw problems
- An orthodontist may need to make space to move other teeth backwards
- You may need an dental surgery to move your jaw forwards or backwards