Do I need crowns on two lower molars and removal of wisdom tooth?
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Doctor Answers 1
Second opinion definitely a good idea.
If the two teeth he wants to do crowns on are severely decayed it should be addressed but otherwise you can often delay.
If you love your current dentist sit down and have him explain urgency for the work.
I am 65 and have all of my wisdom teeth and have patients who kept their wisdom teeth into their 90's. You remove wisdom teeth when there are health issues associated with them.
Ira L Shapira DDS, D,ABDSM, D,AAPM, FICCMO
Chair, Alliance of TMD Organizations
Diplomat, American Academy of Pain Management
Diplomat, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
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Board Eligible, American Academy of CranioFacial Pain
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