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Wisdom teeth appear behind the back molars; removal of wisdom teeth is important when the teeth have no room in the mouth to grow.
Most oral health specialists will recommend an immediate removal of the wisdom teeth, as early removal will help to prevent problems, such as an impacted tooth that destroys the second molar.
The surgeons in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Boston Children's Hospital have performed countless numbers of wisdom teeth extractions. They'll assess your child's unique situation and then develop a customized treatment plan.
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