Why are Teeth Extracted? Teeth are extracted for a variety of reasons: Decay, Infection, To Make Room, Impacted Teeth.
Gum (Periodontal) diseases range from simple gum inflammation to serious disease that results in major damage to the soft tissue and bone that support the teeth.
Wisdom teeth are the third and last set of molars on each side of the jaws that most people get between 14 and 20. Since wisdom teeth are the last permanent teeth to erupt, there may not be enough room left in your mouth to accommodate them.