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Anchorage, AK 99508

Wisdom Teeth Removal

Alaska Oral Surgery Group, where exceptional care and experience combine.

What if I don’t have my wisdom teeth removed as a teenager or young adult?

As wisdom teeth develop, the roots become longer and the jaw bone more dense. When it is necessary to remove impacted wisdom teeth in your thirties, forties or beyond, the post-operative course can be prolonged and there is a higher complication rate. Treating these complications is often more difficult and less predictable than with a younger patient. Healing may be slower and the chance of infection can be increased. If your impacted wisdom teeth are not removed in your teenage years or early in your twenties and they are completely impacted in bone, it may be advisable to wait until a localized problem (such as cyst formation or localized gum disease and bone loss) develops. In general, you will heal faster, more predictably and have fewer complications if treated in your teens or early twenties.

What Our Patients Say...

Alaska Oral Surgery Group

5 out of 5 stars based on 45 reviews.

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I had a bicycle accident which knocked out teeth and broke some bones in my face. I found Dr. Szutz online and because of the reviews I read, I made an appointment. I could not…

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Awesome experience

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Quick and easy procedure compared to where the first two teeth were taken

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When It Comes to Removing Wisdom Teeth, Trust Your Care to the Experts.

Wisdom tooth removal is an important step in a teenager or young adult's journey to maintaining oral health. Why risk going to anyone less qualified? Alaska Oral Surgery Group has the expertise & advanced training to make wisdom teeth removal go as smoothly as possible.

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