Category: Wisdom Teeth

Reasons (To Ditch) That You’re Avoiding Oral Surgery

For some patients, discovering that our Rohnert Park, CA practice offers the oral surgery treatment they need is a huge relief. For others, in addition to relief there’s some sense that simply requiring treatment from us is something to be upset about, embarrassed about, etc. As a result, you may feel the urge to run… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth: Do I Really Need Them Taken Out?

You may find that as you learn about wisdom teeth removal, you have trouble feeling certain about it. Part of you wonders: Do I really need my third molars removed? Of course, if you’re dealing with obvious symptoms, such as pain or decayed teeth, you’re already experiencing problems that let you know you would benefit… Read more »

Removing Wisdom Teeth: Facts To Make You Feel Better

When you learn that wisdom teeth removal is strongly suggested for your smile (or when you aren’t quite sure yet but it appears that it’s something you might need to look into), you might feel a quick jolt of uncertainty. What happens if you decide to follow through on extractions? Should you be weighing pros… Read more »

What If I Don’t Get The Extraction I Need?

Sometimes in life, when there’s something you really don’t want to do, you consider the associated benefits and then the potential consequences. Even when there are some negative consequences, you may find that you take the gamble and skip out on that particular “thing” that would serve you well because you feel afraid! Though this… Read more »

How Much Do You Know About Wisdom Teeth?

The last four teeth to grow on your dental ridge, known as wisdom teeth, are technically your third set of permanent molars. For most people, however, two sets are enough, and there is often little room left on their dental ridges to accommodate more. This often leads to problems with the growth and development of… Read more »

Why You Still Have Your Wisdom Teeth

Perhaps you have been wondering why you still have your wisdom teeth. Why didn’t anyone ever tell you to have them taken out? Why didn’t you ever agree to have them taken out? Or, why didn’t your parents have them removed when you were a teenager like many of your friends? This is one of… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth: Don’t Wait Too Long For Removal!

When we talk about wisdom teeth removal, it’s easy to feel like you have all of the time in the world to act. You know that the solution, of course, is to extract potentially harmful teeth. However, you wait a week and that can turn into a month, which can become years if you aren’t… Read more »

Parent Alert: Wisdom Teeth Removal Opportunities Are Near!

Hey, there, parents! In case you didn’t notice, we have now entered February, which may make you feel like there’s plenty of time before your kids have any time off from school. From our perspective, however, all that we see is that there are some student breaks coming up, which means it’s time to schedule… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth: Why Might They Cause Pain?

You might understand in a “big picture” sense that wisdom teeth should come out in many cases because they can cause problems. You may already be aware of the fact that they’re not necessary for your oral health in any way but that they do have a tendency to fail to grow in successfully. What… Read more »

Teen Talk In The New Year!

When the new year begins and you have a family, there’s a lot to consider! If your family includes teenagers who may require oral surgery, then this can mean lots of planning, sorting through details, and more. How to make sure that you are making the best use of 2019 before the year is nearly… Read more »