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Wisdom Teeth Extraction, Odenton MD

Removal of wisdom teeth is a common procedure that requires care.

Wisdom teeth – that third set of molars in the back of the mouth – often need to be extracted. They usually emerge from age 17-21 and almost always need to be removed. Though wisdom teeth extraction is a common dental procedure, it should be done with great care.

At the Odenton Dental office, there are a number of reasons we recommend extracting wisdom teeth:

  • Because they are hard to reach, they can cause gum infections and gum disease.
  • Wisdom teeth can be the source of cheek, neck and upper jaw infections.
  • They can damage other teeth by crowding the mouth and pushing teeth out of position.
  • It is difficult to maintain good dental hygiene with wisdom teeth.

Dr. Mark Gasbara has performed thousands of wisdom teeth extractions. No matter how many procedures we do, however, we take great care with each one. We use IV sedation and local anesthetic to keep the patient comfortable.

Call 410-551-4600 and ask for an appointment.

Careful, gentle extraction is important both for the patient’s comfort and for effective healing. Call for an appointment or contact us by email if you have questions.


“I have been Dr. Gasbara’s patient for over 15 years. Dr. Gasbara is not only a doctor for my teeth, but he makes me feel like a part of his family. With my English, it is hard to explain what I need but he already knows about what he has to do. Whenever I need Dr. Gasbara he is always there for me, that is why I drive a long way to see him, it is worth it and valuable to the health of my teeth. His staff is wonderful!!! Their personalities are always kind and make me feel comfortable.”


S.P., from Potomac, MD

Dr. Mark Gasbara
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    • Monday: 10:00 AM − 5:00 PM
    • Tuesday: 12:00 PM − 8:00 PM
    • Wednesday: 10:00 AM − 4:00 PM
    • Thursday: 12:00 PM − 5:00 PM
    • Friday: Closed
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    Mark J. Gasbara D.D.S.

    1215 Annapolis Road, Suite 208, Odenton, MD 21113
    Phone: (410) 551-4600
    Fax: 410-674-5551

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