Your child won’t always have symptoms while his or her wisdom teeth are growing in, but if he or she experiences any of the following symptoms, it’s time to schedule an appointment with the dentist:
Red, swollen gums
Tenderness or bleeding of the gums
Swelling around the jaw
Difficulty opening the mouth
A bad taste in the mouth
The best way to ensure wisdom teeth are not causing dental complications is regular visits to the dentist. If your child sees a dentist once or twice a year, X-rays can be taken to see what is going on at the back of his or her jaw.
A dentist can then recommend when to have wisdom teeth pulled.
If you have more questions about wisdom teeth and whether or not your child should have his or hers removed, speak with a Kool Smiles dental professional today.
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Mayo Clinic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/wisdom-teeth/basics/symptoms
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