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Wisdom Teeth Removal Near Hermosa Beach Torrance, CA

Wisdom Teeth Removal Near Hermosa Beach

The arrival of the last or third molars is not always a happy occasion. Wisdom teeth are more prone to causing problems during and after eruption than any other tooth. While some people get their wisdom teeth without an issue, many others can have serious oral issues if they are not removed. If you live in Hermosa Beach and you or a family member need wisdom teeth removed, Torrance Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center offers advanced options for surgical extraction.

Dr. Benjamin Yagoubian is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon with extensive experience and education in performing complex dental procedures. As an oral surgery specialist, Dr. Yagoubian received an additional six years of training, education and residency after completing dental school. His advanced degree and many years in practice give him the experience level you want when contemplating any type of oral surgery, including wisdom teeth removal.

Problems With Wisdom Tooth Eruptions

Wisdom teeth begin to develop around the age of twelve, but usually do not erupt until the late teens or early twenties. These last four molars are large, with four roots, and require space on the upper and lower arches to emerge. Unfortunately, it is common for the arches to be shorter in length than required to accommodate all four wisdom teeth. This can result in a variety of issues when they begin to erupt, including:

  • Pressure applied to surrounding teeth
  • Misalignment of other teeth
  • Cyst formations
  • Soft tissue or bony impaction
  • Infections
  • Sideways growth

It is important that wisdom teeth development is carefully monitored in teens. If there is any sign of problems, proactive removal of the wisdom teeth may be recommended. This can prevent serious damage to other teeth or infections, protecting the health of the patient.

Impacted Wisdom Teeth

One of the most common reasons that wisdom teeth need to be removed is partial or complete impaction in the gums or jawbone. When a wisdom tooth does not completely erupt through the bone and gums, it can cause pain, infection and other oral health issues. There are different types of wisdom tooth impaction, including:

  • Partial impaction of the bone. If the molar only partially erupts through the jawbone, some of the tooth can remain in the jawbone and under the gums.
  • Complete impaction of the bone. When most of the tooth does not erupt through the bone, this is a complete impaction that requires oral surgery to remove the tooth from the jawbone.
  • Partial impaction of the soft tissues. Wisdom teeth that emerge completely from the bone but do not fully erupt through the gum tissue; this is called a soft tissue impaction.

Most impacted wisdom teeth should be removed, even if they are not painful or causing immediate health issues. These teeth are difficult to clean and prone to decay and infection. The type of removal process depends on the type of impaction.

Sedation for Wisdom Teeth Extractions

Wisdom teeth are more difficult to remove than other teeth due to their large and complex root structure. Most patients prefer sedation during wisdom tooth extractions, allowing them to relax or sleep during the procedure. We offer IV sedation or general anesthesia for our patients undergoing wisdom tooth removal procedures. This is a stress-free method to ensure Dr. Yagoubian can perform the needed surgery while our patients are in a calm state. In most cases, patients do not remember the procedure but wake up shortly after it is completed and can go home the same day.

Are you looking for an experienced oral surgeon to perform a wisdom tooth extraction near Hermosa Beach? Contact Torrance Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center today and schedule a consultation with Dr. Yagoubian. We have many local dentists that refer their patients to us for this complex procedure. You or your family member will be in good hands if you choose us for your wisdom tooth removal.

Address:

23451 Madison St #120
Torrance, CA 90505

Phone:

(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 34 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.

JOHNNY P.

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.