Wisdom Teeth

What are wisdom teeth?

Third molars are commonly referred to as wisdom teeth. They are usually the last teeth to develop and are located in the back of your mouth, behind your second molars. Their development is usually completed between the middle teenage years and early twenties, a time traditionally associated with the onset of maturity and the attainment of wisdom.

Call Oral & Facial Reconstructive Surgeons of Utah SLC Office Phone Number 801-262-7447 to schedule your wisdom teeth consultation with Dr. Adams or Dr. Gladwell.

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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


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5 out of 5 stars based on 3 Wisdom Teeth reviews.

Patient Testimonial by Dori P

Great job. Very impressed with the staff and physician. I appreciated the follow-up contacts to express care and concern that all went well. This is our second child with wisdom teeth removal and this experience went much smoother and the healing faster, which I attribute to the surgeon's skill and processes. Great experience. Thank you!

- Dori P

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Patient Testimonial by Kathie J

Dr. Gladwell and his staff were wonderful with both of our children when they had their wisdom teeth removed. Our daughter was still swollen and having pain about 6 days after surgery and Dr. Gladwell was able to see us the day I called and everyone was very kind and empathetic to our daughter's discomfort. I would return to their office for any oral or facial surgery needed.

- Kathie J

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Patient Testimonial by Rizwan K

I would definitely recommend Dr. Michael Gladwell because he was very supportive and professional and he definitely knew what he was doing. The whole procedure was done in a timely manner and my overall experience was really good. Anybody wanted to get their wisdom teeth out from a very good doctor, he's the one to go to.

- Rizwan K

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