Wisdom Teeth Extractions in Pasadena, CA

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An individual's last two teeth, which commonly show up in the early adult years, are referred to as wisdom teeth. Situated in the rear areas of both arches, wisdom teeth, which are additionally known as third molars, commonly lack adequate room to completely emerge, are difficult to keep clean, and can require extraction to maintain overall oral wellness. Wisdom teeth might be impacted (stuck beneath the gum tissues or bone), poorly aligned, or not able to develop as they should, resulting in many dental disorders. Dr. Husam Elias provides third molar removals for Pasadena, CA patients to enhance oral health and defend against jaw pain and deterioration. If you or a member of your family have painful or ingrown wisdom teeth, schedule an appointment at The Pacific Coast Center for Oral, Facial & Cosmetic Surgery to learn about your personalized options.

Usually, wisdom teeth extractions are recommended for patients who are 17 – 25 years old. Not all patients' molars will always necessitate removal; however, leaving impacted wisdom teeth in the mouth can result in unnecessary oral issues in the long run. Dr. Elias will generally propose wisdom teeth extraction for those with:

  • Completely or partially impacted wisdom teeth within the gums or bone
  • Insufficient room to allow problem-free third molar eruption
  • Overcrowded teeth
  • The development of a lump in the neck
  • Gum inflammation (pericoronitis), facial swelling, or TMJ discomfort
  • Cavities in the wisdom teeth
  • Difficulty ensuring that wisdom teeth are clean

Wisdom teeth extractions in Pasadena, CA at Pacific Coast Center offer a number of great benefits to preserve your smile and oral health, including:

  • Relives jaw pain
  • Avoids impacted teeth
  • Less risk of teeth crowding
  • Fewer orthodontic problems
  • Helps prevent damage to neighboring teeth
  • Easier oral hygiene care and maintenance
  • Helps reduce risks for cavities, oral disease, inflammation, tumors, cysts, and jaw disorders

Dr. Elias is the best! I went in for a Wisdom Tooth extraction and had the best experience. They have a wonderful team that is kind, patient and walks you through the process. I am on day 2 of recovery and am doing great. I found Dr. Elias through the Delta Dental PPO and I feel so grateful. Thank you Dr. Elias and your amazing team.

L.J. Google

Dr. Elias has done two extractions for my elderly mother and done an excellent job both times.

C.S. Google

Highly professional front office and back office staff.  Doctor and surgical team on my extractions were as good as I had hoped.  Overall the most pleasant unpleasant experience I have ever had... i.e. the staff was great... getting the teeth yanked was not!

A.R. Yelp

Went in for a tooth extraction and sinus lift to prepare for a dental implant. Excellent service all around. They were able to calm my nerves and made the process so much easier than I thought. Highly recommend.

R.L. Google

Well I think Yelp needs to consider to add extra stars for certain business I literally would give 100 stars if I can ! :)I was referred by my general dentist,  without hesitation or trying to find out what kind of office this maybe, actually it turned out to be ONE OF THE AMAZING office ever, called to make appointment I didn’t have to wait for weeks to see a dr, the staff is amazing on top of their task the girl whom I talked to I don’t know her name but she’s amazing she made my life very easy, I didn’t have to stress about anything, 2 days later I went in for my appointment for molar tooth extraction I met one of the amazing team , nurse Brittany she rocks she went through with everything with me explaining every little things In a way I would understand every bit of the procedure, than I met one of the best Dr’s ever Dr Vakilian, the most caring, educated, intelligent, the excellence in his work and what he does is unbelievable, My surgery was was so humble I didn’t feel anything before or after not to mention knowing I’m about to have surgery to this office I never been before I was not nervous at all because how they approach you make you feel like you are part of the family , dr Vakilian treats his patient as if he would do surgery for his own family, after the surgery  I didn’t have any complications what so ever, he has such light-handed for what his does,Also this dr check back on his patients few hrs later after surgery I never had any dr call me after any procedure, I will definitely recommend everyone to this office ( Southern California center for surgical and arts ) Thanks for everything!!

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The Pacific Coast Center for Oral, Facial & Cosmetic Surgery carries out third molar removals while the individual is under local anesthesia, but this surgery may also be paired with oral-conscious or IV sedation techniques to improve comfort. Most cases of wisdom teeth removal call for an excision approach, most notably if the teeth are impacted, have arched roots, or are firmly attached to the bone. When Dr. Elias makes an opening in the gum tissues to get to the tooth, he may section it into parts, which allows for more effective removal. Depending on your personal needs, each of the wisdom teeth could be removed during the same session. Stitches could be placed to close off the extraction sites and promote the recovery period. Our incredibly experienced team will supply you with post-treatment instructions to adhere to during the next several days.

Patients who require further types of sedation to stay comfortable during their session will need to bring a responsible friend to take them home. During the initial several days after the procedure, it's crucial to restrict spitting, sipping using a straw, choosing hot or cold foods and drinks, and to stop smoking and vaping. These activities will likely pull out the blood clot at the removal location and cause an issue called "dry socket." It is expected to notice jaw swelling and pain following third molar extractions, which can be lessened with prescription or drugstore pain relievers and cold compresses held to the face. Our dental professionals will provide you with instructions to allow you to take care of your gums while you heal and arrange a follow-up visit to monitor your surgical sites as they heal.


Whether you need your wisdom teeth removed or you need an emergency extraction after a trauma or injury, please contact The Pacific Coast Center for Oral, Facial & Cosmetic Surgery to learn more about your options. We can help you with simple or surgical extractions to improve your health.

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