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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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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Excellent work and great service

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everything was super fast, and i am 100% satisfied!

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very clean office, friendly and professional staff and doc!

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Great service!

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Patient Review By Cassandra S

Fastest wisdom teeth removal ever! I was in and out in less than an hour. Great directions on treatment during recovery. I hardly needed the heavy pain relievers and was able to manage the pain with just Motrin. Very happy with the treatment I received.

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Patient Review By Larry C

I'm the father of the patient. The entire procedure and staff engagement was wonderful. I have no complaints and would absolutely recommend Dr. Gold and his staff.

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Dr. Gold and his staff are the best! They are very friendly, easy to talk to and put me at ease.

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Always friendly, professional and top notch care!

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Very nice staff

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Patient Review By Avery S

Very happy with this practice and the services. We had initially gone for a consult with another doctor closer to our home for my other child and waited for an hour before being seen. This made us decide to travel to Westfield see Dr. Gold. He has now treated both of my children. Dr. Gold is prompt and goes over the procedure, the options available for removal and the cost is broken down for you. The day of the surgery was quick and easy. Dr. Gold respected our desire to avoid using narcotic pain medicine and followed up with us that evening to provide suggestions to help with the pain. I would highly recommend this practice.

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Patient Review By Steve W

Great first visit for my 18 year old daughter as she prepares for Wisdom teeth removal. She is very comfortable with the Dr Gold and his professional and pleasant staff.

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Patient Review By Alexis M

Would recommend to anyone such a professional office. My daughter felt completely at ease because of doctor Gold’s open honesty and complete explanation of the procedure.

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Patient Review By Kylie B

Everyone at Dr. Gold's office was AMAZING!! Coming from someone who suffers from severe anxiety, especially when it comes to things such as wisdom teeth surgery they made me feel extremely comfortable. Dr. Gold and the nurse were amazing and made feel relaxed the whole procedure 🙂

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Patient Review By Caroline M

Thank you for making a somewhat painful procedure go dramatically better than expected. Your kindness, expertise and professionalism made the entire process go smoothly!

- Caroline M

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Patient Review By Anthony T

Dr. Gold and team were great! Everything was done in a very friendly, safe and timely matter with no wait. It all well smoothly and took great care of me throughout. Thanks!

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Dr. Gold and his staff are great!

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Patient Review By SOMAIRA S

The professionalism and friendliness of the whole team is outstanding. I was extremely nervous about my procedure - but everyone in Dr. GOLD's office helped put me at ease from the very beginning. I highly recommend their services and will definitely come back (though hopefully not anytime soon!) I am very impressed and appreciative of the quality of service and communication from everyone there

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Patient Review By Amanda D

Great staff ! Everyone cared about my experience and showed a lot of patience and professionalism

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Very professional Doctor and staff. Clean rooms, latest equipment. Clear procedure and after- treatment.

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Patient Review By Chris K

Dr. Gold and his staff were patient and took the time to explain the procedure and answer all my questions.

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Patient Review By Caroline C

Very pleasant experience overall. Every staff member was professional and courteous, especially Jessica who made the billing and insurance process easy to understand and simple. Dr. Gold did a great job with the oral surgery as well, thank you so all much!

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Patient Review By ryan D

Great experience with Dr.Gold and his staff. Everyone is friendly and they made me feel very comfortable with my procedure.

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Patient Review By Ryan K

I had a follow up visit after my wisdom teeth. Office staff was great. Doctor was great. I had a nice recovery. Office is very clean and staff efficient. Hardly any waiting time. COVID precautions were all followed and I was asked to wear a mask and wait in the car until it was my turn.

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Patient Review By Margaret H

We were very pleased with all of our interactions with Dr. Gold and all of the office staff. We would highly recommend Dr. Gold to others.

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Patient Review By Michaela L

We had a great experience and I highly recommend Dr. Gold and his outstanding staff. My daughter and I were very pleased with Dr. Gold's exceptional service. He took the time to explain every part of the procedure that he was performing. Removing 3 wisdom teeth is a big deal, but he made so easy. Thank You again..

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Patient Review By CHRISTINA D

Would highly recommend Dr. Gold. From initial consultation to the follow-up appointment after surgery, highly professional and caring. Completely satisfied.

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Patient Review By Bill H

Great new office, Dr and staff are professional, informative and welcoming.

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Office staff was very friendly. All expenses were explained up front. Procedure was explained in a way I could easily understand. Dr. Gold called me personally the night after my procedure to check up on me. This is the third time my family has had Dr. Gold for a procedure and he is a great doctor.

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Thank you! This was as painless as possible.

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Patient Review By Kylie P

They were all so caring and nice. I genuinely felt comfortable, safe and that i was in the right hands. Later that evening i had a voicemail after my wisdom teeth removal from Dr. Gold making sure i was okay. Its obvious him and his staff take pride in how they treat and care for their patients

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The staff is courteous and knowledgeable. Dr. Gold is friendly and has a nice mannerism. He spends ample time to go over patients needs and answer questions/concerns. I highly recommend Dr. Gold.

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Everyone here made me feel very comfortable with the procedure and helped calm down my anxiety beforehand!

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Office was very organized and provided all the information necessary for our procedure.

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Staff very friendly and professional. Dr.Gold made me feel at ease with the procedure -I would highly recommend him!

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Patient Review By Denia

I’m extremely happy with the great service my son received. The staff is very polite and attentive. Dr. Gold is an amazing doctor, he took his time to explain the entire procedure and answered all of my questions. He even took time from his busy schedule to contact me after the procedure to see how my son was doing. I did my homework searching for a good doctor near my area and I found the best one (Dr. Gold).

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Our experience was perfect. Everyone was extremely helpful and pleasant. The office is beautiful and clean. Couldn't ask for more!

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All 4 daughters had Dr Gold extract wisdom teeth. Very straight forward process.

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