4 Signs You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed Now

If only wisdom teeth made you wiser. Instead, they tend to be painful annoyances that actually no longer serve a purpose in the modern day.  Your wisdom teeth are the final four adult teeth to come through the gums, which tends to happen in early adult years (between 17-24 years old). It can be a… Continue reading 4 Signs You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed Now

Do wisdom teeth always hurt when they come in?

When the wisdom teeth are impacted, which is a common occurrence among modern humans with our relatively small jaws, they can cause discomfort. However, that doesn’t always happen, so patients shouldn’t assume that if they have no pain, their wisdom teeth aren’t impacted. Instead, if your wisdom teeth fail to erupt properly by your late… Continue reading Do wisdom teeth always hurt when they come in?

What is the difference between impacted and erupted wisdom teeth?

Your wisdom teeth, also known as your third molars, are the largest teeth in your mouth. Unfortunately, their size means that many patients’ mouths won’t have enough room for them to erupt properly, leading them to become impacted. Because impacted wisdom teeth are associated with many negative outcomes, many patients will decide to have them… Continue reading What is the difference between impacted and erupted wisdom teeth?

When should I have my child evaluated for wisdom tooth removal?

Impacted wisdom teeth can be problematic in a number of ways, so many patients will opt to have them extracted as a preventive measure to avoid those consequences. In fact, wisdom tooth extraction is probably the most common reason for patients to see an oral surgeon. Because it is easier to extract the wisdom teeth… Continue reading When should I have my child evaluated for wisdom tooth removal?

5 Most Common Problems Created By Impacted Wisdom Teeth

When your wisdom teeth fail to erupt properly and become impacted, you can develop a number of concerning symptoms. Some of the issues can seriously affect your oral health, so it’s important to address this condition if it affects you. To prevent the problems associated with impacted wisdom teeth, patients should consult with an oral… Continue reading 5 Most Common Problems Created By Impacted Wisdom Teeth

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