Wisdom Teeth Westfield NJ

By the age of 18 the average adult has 32 teeth: 16 teeth on top and 16 teeth on bottom. Each tooth in the mouth has a specific name and function. The teeth in the front of the mouth (incisors, canine, and bicuspid teeth) are ideal for grasping and biting food into smaller pieces. The back teeth (molar teeth) are used to grind food into a consistency suitable for swallowing.

For more information or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Gold, call our office in Westfield, NJ at Ronen Gold, DDS Phone Number 908-232-5551, or Request an Appointment Online.

The average mouth is made to hold only 28 teeth. It can be painful when 32 teeth try to fit in a mouth that is meant to hold only 28 teeth. These four other teeth are your third molars, also known as “wisdom teeth”.

Why Should I Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt within the mouth. When they align properly and gum tissue is healthy, wisdom teeth do not have to be removed. Unfortunately, this is not what generally happens. The extraction of wisdom teeth is necessary when they are prevented from properly erupting within the mouth. They may grow sideways, only partially emerge from the gum, or can even remain trapped beneath the gum and bone. Impacted teeth can take many positions in the bone as they attempt to find a pathway that will allow them to successfully erupt. An impacted tooth simply means that it is “stuck”.

These poorly positioned impacted teeth can cause many problems. When they are partially erupted, the opening around the teeth allows bacteria to grow and will eventually cause an infection. The result: swelling, stiffness, pain, and illness. The pressure from the erupting wisdom teeth may move other teeth and disrupt the orthodontic or natural alignment of teeth. The most serious problem occurs when tumors or cysts form around the impacted wisdom teeth, resulting in the destruction of the jawbone and healthy teeth. Removal of the impacted teeth usually resolves these problems. Early removal is recommended to avoid complications.

Wisdom Teeth Presentation

To provide you with a better understanding of wisdom teeth, we have provided the following multimedia presentation. Many common questions pertaining to wisdom teeth are discussed.

Wisdom Teeth Presentation

Oral Examination

With an oral examination and x-rays of the mouth, Dr. Gold can evaluate the position of the wisdom teeth and predict if there are present or future potential problems. Studies have shown that early evaluation and treatment result in a superior outcome for the patient. Patients are generally first evaluated in the mid-teenage years by their dentist, orthodontist, or by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon.

All outpatient surgery is performed under appropriate anesthesia to maximize patient comfort. Dr. Gold is trained, licensed, and highly experienced in providing various types of anesthesia for patients.

Removal

In most cases, the removal of wisdom teeth is performed under local anesthesia, laughing gas (nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia), or general anesthesia. These options, as well as the surgical risks (i.e., sensory nerve damage, sinus complications), will be discussed with you before the procedure is performed. Once the teeth are removed, the gum is sutured. To help control bleeding bite down on the gauze placed in your mouth. You will rest under our supervision in the office until you are ready to be taken home. Upon discharge your postoperative kit will include postoperative instructions, a prescription for pain medication, antibiotics, and a follow-up appointment in one week. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us at Ronen Gold, DDS Phone Number 908-232-5551.

For more information or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Gold, call our office in Westfield, NJ at Ronen Gold, DDS Phone Number 908-232-5551, or Request an Appointment Online.

Our services are provided in an environment of optimum safety. We utilize modern monitoring equipment and our staff are experienced in anesthesia techniques.

Ronen Gold, DDS

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Patient Review By joseph j

incredible how professional and courteous the staff and doctor are

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Patient Review By L. Lawrence

Dr. Gold is definitely first class. His consultation directive in the weeks leading up to surgery were on point. Surgery was exactly as he described it during the consultation both in practice and timeliness. I was literally in and out of the chair within 15 minutes from the walking through the front door until the end of surgery…just as he described it would be in the pre-surgery consultation. Lastly, his personal follow-up phone call took me by surprise and I have to say is a first for me and a welcome one at that. It was amazing to see his genuine concern extending to a patient post-op.

- L. Lawrence

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Patient Review By Jessica S

I’m so happy that I decided to go to Dr. Gold for my wisdom teeth! All the staff made me super comfortable, it was so easy to schedule an appointment, everyone was extremely friendly, and answered every question I had. I didn’t even wait 5 minutes each time in the waiting room, I was in and out super fast for consultation, my surgery, and the checkup. Everything was fully explained on the aftercare. I’m no longer in pain from my wisdom teeth and I’m so thankful for Dr. Gold and his staff. Thank you so much.

- Jessica S

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Patient Review By Tom B

Professional operation

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Patient Review By Alanna C

Dr. Gold told alanna exactly what to expect from her 4 wisdom teeth removal. She followed all directions and everything turned out great.

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Patient Review By Sebastian S

Great doctor and hospitality!

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Patient Review By victoria r

Dr. Ronan Gold is very quick and efficient and the entire office including Dr. Gold is very pleasant and easy to work with.

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Patient Review By Emma

Excellent in every aspect

- Emma

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Patient Review By Lauren W

Staff was helpful and attentive. Dr. Gold did the procedure very quickly, and called to check on me later that night. Had a good experience.

- Lauren W

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Patient Review By Lauren D

Great office, doctor and staff! Would definitely recommend.

- Lauren D

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Patient Review By Paul W

The printed post procedure instructions were very clear, easy to follow and helped me have a successful recovery without any complications

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Patient Review By Tyler Z

Great experience all around

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Patient Review By Tyler Z

I was in and out of my wisdom teeth surgery in 20 minutes. Everyone was pleasant from the doctor to the nurse to the receptionists.

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Patient Review By Jessica d

Clean, professional, skilled, efficient. highly recommend

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Patient Review By Emma B

Welcomed as soon as I came in the door! Everyone wanted to make sure I understood everything and made sure to ask if I had any questions.

- Emma B

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Patient Review By Lleyton B

Dr. Gold was amazing..kind, gentle and caring! My daughter had all 4 wisdom teeth removed and it could not have gone better!

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Patient Review By Sebastian S

Great experience, very friendly and helpful.

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Patient Review By Anton Z

Thank you for a great procedure.

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Patient Review By Devin K

Great staff, I can tell doctor Gold did a great job because I have barely any pain. Staff at the front desk was very friendly and answered any questions we had. The nurse that helped me was also great and obviously really cared about my safety and comfort. Doctor Gold was very friendly and extremely nice!

- Devin K

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Patient Review By Dylan B

Great experience

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Patient Review By Ben L

The ease of scheduling, and the kindness of the office began as soon as we walked in the door. Clearly a very well run office.

- Ben L

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Patient Review By Ibraheem S

The best care I’ve ever received from the staff to Dr. Gold I will highly recommend !!!! The procedure for my wisdom teeth extraction went very smooth. Thank you very much !!!!

- Ibraheem S

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Patient Review By Chris S

Everything went smooth and according to plan. Dr and staff top notch!

- Chris S

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Patient Review By Jessica W

Dr. Gold was fantastic at easing my daughters anxiety about having her wisdom teeth removed. The level of care she received from him and his staff was incredible, and we were so pleased. Would highly recommend Dr. Gold!

- Jessica W

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Patient Review By Catherine D

Professional staff. Pleasant experience.

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Patient Review By Cristina D

Great service! Dr. Gold and staff were great!

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Patient Review By michael C

Great service, didn’t have to wait and the process was quick and efficient.

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Patient Review By Marthen L

Dr Gold made the process as stress free and comfortable as possible then called later that day to check how i was feeling and there were no complications

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Patient Review By joseph j

friendly and timely

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Patient Review By Bri J

Dr. Gold was a very thorough and easy-going doctor in assessing the questions/problems I had about my teeth. He followed up with me later in the day after my procedure with regards to how I was feeling and any additional questions. I would definitely recommend him to anyone that needs oral surgery, a great experience!

- Bri J

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Patient Review By Matthew M

Easy consultation, easy procedure, easy recovery so far!

- Matthew M

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Patient Review By Howie B

Dr. Gold and his staff truly make the routine procedures feel like they are routine. Everything yesterday was exactly how they had advised it would be, and it was a pleasure to see everything run so smoothly. I was prepared for the worst of the recovery that I have heard, but now 24 hours after the procedure and I feel completely fine. Thank you!

- Howie B

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Patient Review By Chadia K

That staff is very friendly and they ensure that you are as comfortable as possible during your visit.

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Patient Review By karissa M

2nd time here. I had to remove my last 2 wisdom teeth that grew in. Wasn’t thrilled that I had to pay $425 on the spot during my initial consultation, but not the office’s fault; insurance doesn’t cover 3D x-rays apparently. Dr Gold recommended it to get a closer look. I was just so thrown off and it was just an unexpected expense at the time. But glad it was necessary because Dr Gold was able to avoid nerve damage had I got the entire bottom tooth pulled. The X-ray determined it was sitting on a nerve so he could only do a partial tooth removal to prevent any nerve damage. After my follow up appointment it seems like everything is healing as it should. I’m just glad I don’t have to go through this experience again because my nerves always take the best of me in that chair for wisdom teeth removal. Dr Gold is patient for sure because I’m almost sure I was annoying him because I was so tensed and wouldn’t relax. But either way, he knows what he’s doing but it helps him if u relax as much as possible. Don’t do what I did. Overall, I always have a good experience here. The staff he has there are great. No matter who I speak to I always get great customer service. I forgot his assistant’s name but I definitely love her. If I ever need any other form of oral surgery I will always come back here.

- karissa M

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Patient Review By Melissa E

Dr. Gold and his staff did a terrific job with the removal of my daughter's wisdom teeth. He was very thorough with the after surgery instructions and even called the night of the surgery to check how my daughter was doing. Staff is very organized, knowledgeable and friendly as well. A very good experience!

- Melissa E

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Patient Review By Lindsay T

Very pleasant experience. Would recommend to family and friends.

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Patient Review By Joseph D

The staff and doctor were very attentive.

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Patient Review By Lindsay T T

Very nice visit and no waiting time.

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Patient Review By Howie B

I was impressed by the attentive and timely service of each facet of my appt. It felt like I was the only one that the whole office was there to treat.

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Patient Review By Trevor B

Every one was so very kind, friendly and thoughtful. A very pleasant experience.

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Patient Review By Ken D

The facility is extremely high-tech and very nicely put together which is deceiving from the outside as it just looks like a regular house with no commercial feel to it. The staff is very nice and courteous, giving the facility a very nice vibe.

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Patient Review By James E

Great experience

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Patient Review By Maitreyee B

Highly skilled Dental surgeon; professional staff. It was my second time visiting Dr. Gold and I would definitely be back if /when needed. Thank you Dr. Gold for your great work

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Patient Review By Ezra M

Thank you for providing a wonderful, pleasant, professional experience for my son. As a parent you worry whether or not your child's mouth will be in not just good hands but safe hands and to me that's very important. Dr. Gold assures his patients that they are safe in his hands. 5 star goes out to Dr. Gold and his staff. Love the energy of your office.

- Ezra M

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Patient Review By Gerard I

Great doctor, great staff and great office!

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Patient Review By Jordan E

Beautiful clean office, really nice and welcoming staff, Dr. Ronen was very clear about the procedure and everything overall was great! Happy to have been recommended to this office.

- Jordan E

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Patient Review By Neshama F

Everyone was so kind and accomodating! If I had to get my wisdom teeth taken out again I'd do it here!

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Patient Review By jacob s

Dr. Gold and his staff took their time and answered all my questions prior to my procedure. I would highly recommend Dr. Gold

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Patient Review By Ezra M

Excellent work and great service

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