Category: Wisdom Teeth

Scheduling A Wisdom Teeth Extraction

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The removal of your wisdom teeth is a rite of passage for many teens and young adults alike. The third set of molars typically arrive after your other permanent teeth, and their eruption can be long and painful. In addition to causing discomfort, they may crowd out their neighbors and cause serious problems for the… Read more »

When You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Wisdom teeth are removed to prevent threats to neighboring teeth, as well as to problems with crowding and discomfort. Simply put, there is often too little space for them. Also known as third molars, they arrive later in life, when secondary (“adult”) teeth are all in place. To prevent them from disrupting your smile, your… Read more »

New Relief In A Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Stripes Cerritos CA

Wisdom tooth extraction is a common rite of passage for many adolescents. These are evolutionary holdovers from a time when we needed more jaw strength in order to chew raw meat. After many generations eating cooked food, human jaws have become slimmer and therefore do not have as much room. When your third molars start… Read more »

You Can Avoid Painful Third Molar Growth

Teen Cerritos CA

When it comes to teen mouths, one development stands above the rest in its possibility for havoc. Our wisdom teeth, or the third set of molars, are an evolutionary holdover from when our jaws were much wider. These structures grow in ways that can cause serious complications if not properly monitored. There are numerous reasons… Read more »

Simple Ways To Keep Your Teen’s Smile Strong

Teens Cerritos CA

If you are the parent of a teenager, you know how difficult it can be to maintain a great line of communication. They’re at their most self-conscious, and it might seem like they don’t even like you all that much. While this is part of natural development, it can make expressing pain or discomfort harder… Read more »

Tracking Molar Growth In A Teen Mouth

Teens Cerritos CA

If you are an adolescent, then you know that this time in your life can be rather hectic. In addition to school and other extracurricular activities, it is a period when you are learning socially. For this reason, often teens and young adults may not monitor their oral health as intensely as they should. One… Read more »

Be Proactive With Your Wisdom Teeth

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Teens and young adults are faced with a serious consideration in their oral health. Once it seems like things have settled down a little bit and you are finally becoming comfortable with your adult smile, something huge happens. The development of your third set of molars, also known as your wisdom teeth, can lead to… Read more »

Third Molars Cause Harm In A Healthy Mouth

Teen Cerritos CA

For young people, the quality of their teeth can make a serious impact in their daily life. After all, our smiles are one of the first things that people see when we meet them. If we begin speaking and our oral health is noticeably damaged, we might turn people off of our ideas before we… Read more »

When Our Wisdom Teeth Erupt

Teen Cerritos CA

Teens and young adults have one last set of molars, and these often pose problems in their growth. These third molars, also known as wisdom teeth, are an evolutionary remnant from times past. Our mouths used to be larger and stronger to bite through raw meat. But our faces have become slimmer and our need… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth Can Harm Your Smile

Teen Cerritos CA

The worst possible time to have to deal with a dental emergency is when you are already at your most self-conscious. Unfortunately, that is when your wisdom teeth are most likely to grow. These evolutionary holdovers seem to only come up in conversation whenever they pose problems, so why do we have them in the… Read more »