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  • "We love Davis Dental Care! Dr Smith is very knowledgeable and professional. I got a second opinion with Dr Smith for my sons braces and he is able to do the work in less time and for less money. We appreciate his honesty. Another thing that I appreciate is that the office is open on Fridays. A lot of dentists aren't open on Friday so that makes it easier to get in for appointments when it's most convenient for me. The staff is helpful and friendly. Thanks Davis Dental Care!" - Karen

  • "After finding out my dentist of 26 years didn't take my new insurance, I was extremely apprehensive about going to anybody new. Davis Dental Care was recommended to me by a coworker. I can honestly say I've never been more impressed with a place of business! From the moment I walked in and every time after, Gayle and the rest of the staff treated me like family. Every treatment has gone exceptionally smooth, from check in to check out. I now recommend Dr. Smith and Davis Dental Care to everyone I know!" - Brittney

  • "I have known Dr. Smith for 9 1/2 years. He has done ortho on my oldest daughter and myself. We both had great results and were out sooner than promised. My kids love going to him. I would highly recommend Dr. Smith. And if I ever need a crown I would go to him because he has the newest Cerec technology which allows crowns to be finished in one visit." - Sheri

  • "I have had some horrible experiences with dentists in the past! I was in the middle of the implant process and needed to finish. I decided to try Davis Dental. Dr. Smith was awesome! He made sure all the numbing medicine was working before he proceeded. He kept me updated about everything they were doing. Everyone is so friendly there too! Best dental experience I've had in years! I would highly recommend them!" - Ashley

Do I always have to get my wisdom teeth out?

Having wisdom teeth removed is almost a rite of passage for teens and people in their early twenties. Wisdom teeth, or third molars, are located at the very back of the jaw on both sides – top and bottom.

It is not unusual for people to have two, three, or no wisdom teeth at all. The problem that often arises is that there simply is not enough room at the back of the jaw for wisdom teeth to erupt properly. This may mean that they grow in at an angle and cause pain.

If you have wisdom teeth with no symptoms, we do not necessarily have to remove them. Sometimes people choose to have them out anyway because they can be problematic – developing decay, abscesses, or even cysts when left alone.

At Davis Dental Care, your family dentist in Layton, UT,  we evaluate wisdom teeth on an individual basis and will discuss the pros and cons of keeping them or removing them so that you can make an educated choice when it comes to your approach. In some cases, it is pretty clear they need to go in order to keep you healthy. In other cases, it can be left up to the patient. If they grow in properly and you choose to keep them, be aware that you will need to pay special attention when brushing and flossing in order to keep them free of decay and gum disease. It is also important to remember that wisdom teeth can be difficult to remove as you age, so making a choice when you're younger is best.