Category: Wisdom Teeth

A Friendly Holiday Reminder

We are well into the month of November, which means plans for the holidays are taking shape, thoughts of cozy winter celebrations are soon to become a reality, and the last thing on your mind is probably your oral health. While we certainly appreciate some well-earned time off and revelry, we have many years of… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth Removal: Aftercare

Are you less concerned about the thought of coming in for wisdom teeth removal and more worried about what the recovery process will be like? We understand that you may feel a bit hesitant because you’re not sure what to expect. The good news is that it’s actually a process you can make comfortable and… Read more »

A Good Time For Wisdom Teeth Removal

When we enter a time period that is often easiest for patients to schedule care, we like to give several reminders. We know that scheduling a visit for wisdom teeth removal is not necessarily the first thing that springs to mind when you’re trying to enjoy summer. However, it can certainly be something you’ll be sorry… Read more »

What Is an Impacted Wisdom Tooth?

and cannot fully emerge from your jawbone or gum line. Because they’re the last teeth to develop, third molars frequently become impacted by molars that are already present, or because they’ve developed at an angle instead of straight up and down. Impacted wisdom teeth are common, but how they become impacted can differ from patient… Read more »

What’s the Point of Wisdom Teeth?

Not everyone grows a third set of permanent molars – or wisdom teeth – but when they do, the molars’ development isn’t always as smooth as that of other teeth. Given their frequent problems, and the fact that you can extract wisdom teeth without having to replace them, you may wonder: what’s the point of… Read more »

Need Wisdom Tooth Removal? What You Should Know: Part Two

So you know you need to have your wisdom teeth removed? That may sound scary, but it doesn’t have to be. Wisdom teeth removal is quite standard for an oral surgeon, and can actually be an important step in restoring oral health, and often relieving oral pain. By going to an oral surgeon for the… Read more »

Need Wisdom Tooth Removal? What You Should Know: Part One

Do you need to have your wisdom teeth removed? Are you worried, because you have never had a tooth extracted before? Well wisdom teeth removal is often fairly simple, and your oral surgeon will be careful to ensure you are comfortable both before and during the procedure. Still, knowing a bit more about how the… Read more »

Winter Break: Tips For Teens

Do you have teenagers rummaging through your refrigerator on a regular basis? If so, you are likely already prepared to deal with big appetites and wandering forks headed toward the desserts and goodies in your kitchen this holiday season. What you may not feel so certain about is keeping your teens’ oral health in its best… Read more »

Quiz: Why Remove Your Wisdom Teeth?

Do you assume you will need wisdom tooth removal because just about everyone you know has had these third molars removed? Even if this is the case, it can be a bit hard to muster up the motivation to schedule visits with us (unless you are experiencing discomfort). However, if you are familiar with wisdom… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth: Silent Problems

Have you always told yourself that you won’t worry about wisdom teeth removal unless you start experiencing symptoms of a problem? On the other hand, perhaps you are worried that your child may already be dealing with third molar issues and you’re concerned about what we might find during a visit. As you may have… Read more »