- South Jordan: 3473 West South Jordan Parkway Suite #4 South Jordan, UT 84095
- Lehi: 3397 N 1200 E Suite #108 Lehi, UT 84043
- (801) 446-4428
Christopher J. Price, DDS, MD is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon specializing in all aspects of oral and facial surgery.
David Lillian, DDS, is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who specializes in the treatment of problems related to the face, mouth, and jaws.
Having your wisdom teeth taken out is a preventative measure with several important benefits:
1. Protect your smile
As the wisdom teeth erupt from the gums, they can damage or push neighboring teeth out of the way. Surgery eliminates this risk.
2. Prevent pain and discomfort
Your wisdom teeth may be “impacted” (incapable of emerging from the gums). Over time, their development beneath the surface can cause soreness, swelling, and inflammation.
3. Safeguard your teeth
In some cases, an impacted wisdom tooth can develop a tumor or cyst around the lining. This can permanently damage nearby healthy teeth and surrounding bone.
Salt Lake County and Utah County patients who have their wisdom teeth extracted in their teens can avoid these complications later in life.
Happy patient testimonial: Kim shares her experience as a mother with a child who needed wisdom teeth removal.
We specialize in wisdom teeth removal and have performed the procedure tens of thousands of times for our patients. Dr. Christopher Price, our practice leader, is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon with extensive training in IV sedation. He has extensive experience supporting both young patients with relatively simple needs and older patients whose cases are more complex.
This background means that patients can sleep comfortably through their procedure while receiving exceptional care. Call today to schedule your consultation at either of our offices in Lehi or South Jordan!
Ignoring the warning signs of impacted wisdom teeth can not only be painful, but it can lead to other complications, including the risk of infection. Plus, it is easier to remove these extra molars before they become strongly rooted in the jawbone. The longer you wait, the more issues can arise. These are just a few of the dangers of not removing impacted wisdom teeth:
Video: Watch Dr. Price explain what are wisdom teeth and the reasons for their removal.
Your dental insurance will generally cover a large portion of your procedure. Your copay is dictated by your individual insurance plan. At the time of your consultation, our Lehi or South Jordan offices will help you understand your insurance benefits and provide the best possible estimate of your out of pocket costs.
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