Even celebrities need to have their wisdom teeth removed!

Nickelodeon celebrity Ashley Argota, made famous by her role as Lulu in Nickelodeon’s sitcom True Jackson, has had her wisdom teeth extracted. The 19-year-old actress/singer is the ideal age for a young adult to have their wisdom teeth extracted, so she can expect a speedy recovery!

Why remove wisdom teeth?

It is important to have your wisdom teeth removed to avoid impaction if there is not enough room, optimise orthodontic treatments and provide early intervention. The optimal time for you to have your wisdom teeth extracted is between 16-20 years of age, as this bracket allows easier removal which results in less pain and faster healing.

What issues could arise if I leave my wisdom teeth alone?

As a wisdom tooth starts to push through the gum, the flap of gum overlying it becomes inflamed and swollen. This can cause an array of problems such as:

Dr Alex Abrahams is an expert in this facet of dentistry and has over 30 years of extensive experience…
With over 30 years’ worth of experience in wisdom teeth extractions, it is safe to say that Dr Alex Abrahams is a master of his craft, and endeavours to help patients take care of their smiles by preventing problems caused by wisdom teeth.

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