Wisdom teeth extraction is a surgical procedure in which the wisdom teeth are removed, typically in the case of overgrown teeth. This procedure can be performed on any adult with sufficient bone structure, typically those with overgrown wisdom teeth or crooked teeth. It may be done by the dentist, a general practitioner, or an oral surgeon. When you need your wisdom teeth extracted, your dentist will use a variety of tools to remove the wisdom teeth and get them out of the way. Wisdom Teeth Extraction New York typically requires a local anesthetic and a short recovery time.