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Wisdom Teeth Removal Near Manhattan Beach Torrance, CA

Wisdom Teeth Removal Near Manhattan Beach

No one enjoys the thought of removing teeth from their mouth, but sometimes it is necessary. Wisdom teeth are the most common teeth to cause oral problems and can require removal to protect oral health. This large, final set of molars can grow incorrectly or have too little room to emerge in the jawbone. If you or your teenager need wisdom teeth removed and you live in Manhattan Beach, see the specialists at Torrance Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center.

Wisdom teeth removal is a type of oral surgery and is best performed by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Benjamin Yagoubian, DDS, MD, is an experienced and skilled oral surgeon who has the training and years of practice needed for complex oral surgeries. While tooth extractions may seem commonplace – many dentists do offer them at their clinics – they can have complications. Wisdom teeth, in particular, are prone to issues during removal, which is why a qualified oral surgeon should perform this procedure.

Oral surgeons are dentists and complete dental school. However, they go on to complete several more years of education, training and surgical residency that general dentists do not. This covers the requirements and skills needed for surgery on bone, soft tissues and teeth in the mouth, jaw and lower face. It also includes advanced education and training in anesthesia, a necessary component of most wisdom teeth removal procedures.

When Should Wisdom Teeth Be Removed?

Many people have their wisdom teeth come in without a problem and can keep these molars for life. Others never have their wisdom teeth completely erupt or the teeth can grow incorrectly. Wisdom teeth are meant to erupt around the time you become an adult, usually between the age of 15 and 22. They should be monitored by a dentist to ensure they develop correctly and fully form. If there is too little room in the mouth or other complications occur, dentists will often recommend they be removed to prevent problems. Issues caused by wisdom teeth can include:

  • Infections in the gums, teeth or sinuses
  • Damage to other teeth
  • Pressure causing misalignment of other teeth
  • Growing in sideways
  • Partial or complete bony impaction
  • Impaction in the soft tissues

Even when wisdom teeth do emerge completely and without issues during eruption, they are prone to decay and other oral health issues. These back molars are difficult to clean and can harbor bacteria, causing decay, gum infections and other issues. It can be less harmful to the oral health of the patient to have wisdom teeth removed than endure constant hygiene and repair issues.

Preparing for Wisdom Teeth Removal

Dr. Yagoubian offers stress-free wisdom teeth removal at our facility in Torrance, just down the road from Manhattan Beach. Many people have more than one wisdom tooth removed at one time and IV sedation or general anesthesia is recommended for the procedure. This allows the patient to be calm and relaxed during the surgery. Patients are instructed on what to expect during the day of their wisdom teeth removal procedure and are given instructions on post-operative care. Patients usually go home the same day and quickly recover over the next few days with rest and medications.

If you or a family member need one or more wisdom teeth removed, you can trust Dr. Yagoubian and our team at Torrance Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center. We have a state-of-the-art oral surgery center near Manhattan Beach and an experienced, compassionate surgical team. Contact our office to schedule a consultation with Dr. Yagoubian to discuss the options available at our clinic for wisdom teeth 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 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.

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.