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Wisdom Teeth Removal Torrance, CA

Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom teeth are also known as third molars. They are the last teeth in the arch of a patient’s mouth. These teeth begin their formation roughly around the age of 12 and begin to erupt into the oral cavity/mouth as early as 15 but can continue up to the age of 25. Some theories have suggested that with evolution, the jaw size (arch length) has diminished, not allowing space for the wisdom tooth. Thus, it requires early intervention and removal of teeth before causing injury. Without this oral surgery procedure, the decrease in arch size, which causes impacted wisdom teeth, can lead to problems in the future such as infection, damage to adjacent teeth with caries/root resorption and possible cyst formation.

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Removal of wisdom teeth does not have to be a frightening process. Torrance Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center provides IV/general anesthesia to allow for patients to experience relaxing and comfortable procedures.

Types of Wisdom Teeth Impactions

Several kinds of wisdom teeth impactions are possible:

  • Soft tissue impaction: The wisdom tooth has penetrated the bone, but it is partially or fully covered by the gums. This partial penetration allows for food debris to be collected between the gums and tooth, causing infection.
  • Partial bony impaction: The tooth has partially erupted, but a portion of the crown remains submerged below the gum and surrounding jawbone. Again, because it is difficult to keep the area clean, infection will commonly occur.
  • Complete bony impaction: The tooth is 75 – 100 % surrounded by bone.

The type of impaction can determine what type of oral surgery is needed for removal. Dr. Benjamin Yagoubian has extensive experience and training removing impacted wisdom teeth to relieve discomfort and protect the oral health of our patients.

If live in Torrance, Carson, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, San Pedro or the surrounding communities and you or your teenager have wisdom teeth that need to be removed, you can trust our caring and experienced oral surgery team at Torrance Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center.

Contact our office to schedule an exam and consultation with Dr. Yagoubian to learn more about this procedure.


23451 Madison St #120
Torrance, CA 90505


(310) 373-0667

Office Hours:

Monday 8AM - 5PM
Tuesday 8AM - 5PM
Wednesday 8AM - 5PM
Thursday 8AM - 5PM
Friday 8AM - 5PM

Torrance Oral Surgery Center

Our Client Reviews

5.0/ 5.0

Based on 174 reviews

Paul M.

A positive experience from start to end. I got a sense that this was going to go well and it did. Two extractions, two implants, bone graft and removal of four part bridge. Leaving part of the bridge on one tooth. If there were 10stars they would be for Torrance oral surgery group and Dr. Alicia Wolf / Blanco Demtal Group for recommending Ben.

Mindy W.

This is a very welcoming center. Everyone seemed very competent and helpful. I had an oral biopsy today. No waiting. The staff were ready for me and all was in place. Dr. Yagoubian was warm , cheerful and I felt in extremely capable hands. I am so grateful I was referred to him. Sincerely, Mindy W.

Jessica Z.

The staff here are super friendly and always show genuine concern. I got my wisdom teeth pulled about a year ago and Dr. Yagoubian and his staff made me feel less anxious about the procedure. When I was done, they were thorough with their instructions on how to take care of myself while my wounds healed. They even gave me an ice pack to wrap around my head for the swelling (super useful). Dr. Yagoubian even called to check in on me after the surgery. So when I needed more extractions done this year for orthodontic treatment, I made an appointment here and once again I was well taken care of. Every single person in this office was friendly. During the procedure, they made me feel less anxious even though I was super shaky about getting local anesthesia. They gave me detailed instructions on how to care for my wounds, always gave me an opportunity to ask questions. And once again, Dr. Yagoubian called after the procedure to make sure I was doing well. Now, anytime someone mentions they need their wisdom teeth removed, I tell them Dr. Yagoubian is the man!!

D. W.

What a nice and knowledgeable Doctor! Dr. Ben took the time to answer all our questions about the removal of all four wisdom teeth. He explained in detailed what was going to happen and the reason why he does the procedure. It’s obvious that he loves what he does. His staff is very welcoming and friendly. The nice lady in charge of the billing explained very clearly everything. Dr. Ben even called us the evening after the surgery to check if everything was ok. We highly recommend Dr. Yagoubian!

Chahab S.

Dr Yagoubian is an excellent oral surgeon, supported by a very professional staff. They made the experience as stress-free as possible. Highly recommended.

Dr.Lou T.

Very professional and always available. My patients have always had good experiences with the office.


Dr. Benjamin is awesome I highly recommend him to everyone he is highly efficient and fast he knows how to comply with patient needs and overall is an amazing guy ! Check him out he is awesome!!!

Raj G.

Dr. Yagoubian is excellent. I was in state for business when my wisdom tooth broke. I was lucky enough to find Dr. Yagoubian's office. Everyone there was professional and courteous. The procedure went smoothly. Dr. Y is highly skilled, meticulous, and a very personable health care provider (a rarity in the field, in my opinion). If you need an oral surgeon, I highly recommend him.