Posts Categorized: Extracting Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom Teeth Extraction FAQ

When the subject of wisdom teeth arises, the next thought for many people is “tooth extraction.” The third molars (also called wisdom teeth) tend to appear in the later teen years. Dental technology can often help family dentists see in advance when wisdom teeth are trapped by bone, angled improperly, or will crowd other teeth… Read more »

Should Your Wisdom Teeth Be Extracted?

Believe it or not, there are more wisdom teeth that are removed than left in the mouth. There are many reasons behind this – but, it ultimately comes down to the damage they could cause to your oral health. Most people have at least one wisdom tooth (or third molar) – although, there are rare… Read more »

The Benefits of Impacted Wisdom Tooth Removal

The trouble with wisdom teeth, or third molars, is that, even though they grow naturally, your dental ridges might not be able to accommodate them. If so, then their growth can lead to a host of increasingly more serious issues, including dental damage and worsening discomfort. Besides alleviating pain, the benefits of impacted wisdom tooth… Read more »

Community Spotlight: Asian Food and Crafts at the 626 Night Market

What’s the best part about having healthy teeth and gums? For some people, the answer is a beautiful smile. Others appreciate a life without fear of cavities or root canal treatments. Us? We love being able to eat our favorite foods, something that’s a serious challenge for someone with missing teeth or a bad toothache…. Read more »

Tooth Extraction Is Not Extinct

Tooth extraction may seem like a thing of the past with modern dental technology.  The numerous dental procedures for saving teeth seem to no longer warrant tooth removal. Add to that, the philosophy of minimally invasive dentistry–the belief that saving as much natural dentition is optimal for the patient’s future dental health.  Tooth removal, however,… Read more »