Category: Extracting Wisdom Teeth

Don’t Ignore Your Tooth Pain

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Tooth pain can occur for a wide variety of reasons. But if you are suffering from this condition, you shouldn’t ignore this sign, as it can mean a great deal for the health of your smile. Rarely does a situation simply get better on its own, and there may be an underlying cause to the… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth Removal: 3 Things To Remember

There are a lot of things to learn, of course, if you’re considering wisdom teeth removal. We expect you to ask us a lot of questions, so feel free to bring them up! As for planning the actual procedure and choosing your dates and times, we like to remind patients that this is not the… Read more »

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 »

Wisdom Teeth: Are Dental Extractions A Given?

So, you are just getting around to finding out how your wisdom teeth are doing. If you’re an adult, then you may wonder if you should have had dental extractions already. Then, with that in mind, you may start wondering if everyone needs these third molars removed no matter what or if perhaps there are some… Read more »

When You Need Post-Extraction Replacement

For many patients, there’s some confusion regarding whether or not a dental extraction will lead to the need for tooth replacement. The answer can be “yes” or it can be “no” depending on the reason for your extraction. Not sure you know if the tooth you need removed is essential to your bite, balance, beauty,… 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 »

Become The Wiser On When To Remove Wisdom Teeth

Although your third molars are called wisdom teeth, they don’t hold any magic solution to creating a more aware human being. What they can do is cause difficulties in maintaining a solid arch of teeth. The most common cause of wisdom teeth removal is due to a condition called an impacted third molar. This condition… 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 »