Wisdom tooth extraction is a surgery to evacuate at least one wisdom teeth — the four perpetual grown-up teeth situated at the back corners of your mouth on the top and base. … Wisdom tooth extraction might be finished by a dental specialist or an oral specialist.
If this happens to you, your dentist will likely recommend surgery to remove them. Wisdom teeth removal is very common, and recovery can take up to a week, depending on your specific case. Recovery may take longer if your wisdom teeth are impacted. This means that they haven’t emerged from below the gums yet and aren’t visible.