Wisdom teeth, whether impacted or not, are frequent causes of pathology and recommendations for early removal has been well documented in the literature and again most recently by a special task force from AAOMS. What is most alarming is that problems occur even in patients with no symptoms or with non-impacted wisdom teeth. This podcast reviews the report by AAOMS task force and other key information to help patients and dentists make better decisions.
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