(HealthDay News) -- Wisdom teeth may not have to be extracted, unless they begin to cause problems.
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The American Dental Association says you should visit your dentist if your wisdom teeth are causing or contributing to:
- Pain or discomfort.
- An infection.
- Development of a tumor or cyst.
- Damage to nearby teeth.
- Development of gum disease.
- Tooth decay.
-- Diana Kohnle
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