Category: Wisdom Teeth

Your College Kids: Tips To Keep Smiles Healthy

Are your kids off and settled at their chosen universities? Are you mostly happy but there are some things you’re still trying to figure out? If it has anything to do with how to keep their smiles safe and healthy from afar, recognize that you are most certainly in excellent company. This is a challenge… Read more »

Impacted Wisdom Teeth: Symptoms And Care

When an impacted wisdom tooth affects you, the solution you will need is wisdom tooth removal. However, how are you supposed to know if your third molar is impacted, if it’s causing you problems, and if it needs an extraction? If you are seeing your general dentist every six months, this will generally be something… Read more »

Summertime Questions: How’s Your Planning Going?

We know that you probably have the best of intentions as summer approaches. However, once the warm, long days show up, it’s often difficult to make good on those little chores that seemed so easy to accomplish when we were still experiencing sweater weather. While we appreciate the fact that heading to the beach, splashing… Read more »

Answering Common Questions About Wisdom Teeth

By the time you’re an adult, you will have met at least one person (if not many) who have mentioned their wisdom teeth removal experience. What you may not be so sure about, however, is why you haven’t had one of these experiences yourself (or if it’s okay that you’re procrastinating). When you’re uncertain about… Read more »

Set Your Schedule: Spring Today, Summer Tomorrow

The moment spring shows its lovely face, you smile for a moment and then a sudden realization hits you: Summer is not quite as far off as it seems. Sure, there are wedding invitations and barbecue invites in your inbox that have been piling up. However, with not much more than a couple blinks of… Read more »

Q&A: Oral Surgery And Your Child

Are you surprised to find that your general dentist has suggested you bring your child to our practice for oral surgery? Whether your son or daughter is 12 or 22, you may think that the types of treatments we offer are typically reserved for more mature smiles. As a matter of fact, we often see… Read more »

Our Suggestion For National Children’s Dental Health Month

February, which is National Children’s Dental Health Month, is well underway. If we have one suggestion to offer for your children as oral and maxillofacial surgeons, it’s to take their potential need for wisdom teeth removal seriously. Yes, it seems like just yesterday that their baby teeth were falling out and here you are faced… Read more »

Wisdom Tooth Removal: Check Out Our Testimonials

Perhaps you aren’t too excited about your own wisdom tooth removal. Or, maybe that ship has sailed and now you’re preparing to schedule your child’s extractions but you’re feeling a little overwhelmed. First, whatever the case, allow us to reassure you that you are in good hands. After all, you are receiving the removal from… Read more »

Complications Of Problematic Wisdom Teeth

So, you figure your wisdom teeth will grow in just fine, that it’s an old wives’ tale that they require removal, and you have decided to just let them do their thing. For some, this will be perfectly fine. Some third molars grow in without a problem (some people don’t even have them). However, if… Read more »

When to be Concerned About Wisdom Teeth

When you get right down to it, worrying often isn’t very helpful. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a time for concern. Wisdom teeth are a good example. For a toddler at an initial checkup, there is no need to worry about wisdom teeth. These third molars (the dental designation of wisdom teeth) emerge in young adults… Read more »