Category: Wisdom Teeth

When Wisdom Teeth Cause You Pain

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Discomfort in the face and jaw can certainly feel like a matter to discuss with your dentist. What you can find is that the problem is not related to unhealthy teeth but those that have not yet arrived. As they come in, your wisdom teeth can push against their neighbors, causing crowding, enamel damage, and… Read more »

Be Proactive With Wisdom Teeth

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The growth of the wisdom teeth is an important part of the development of the mouth. Our third and final set of molars typically arrives during the later teen years into college. It is crucial at this time to set strict appointments for imagery so that your oral health provider has all the tools at… Read more »

Protect Alignment From Third Molars

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Within adolescent and younger adult mouths, one of the most serious dangers comes from the development of our last set of molars. These are commonly referred to as the wisdom teeth, and they are a holdover from our evolutionary past. The growth of these can be strong enough to even crack your enamel, so this… Read more »

Tracking Third Molar Growth Is Vital

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If you are a teen or an adolescent, you should be aware that now is a very pivotal time in your life. You are currently undergoing an amazingly rapid period of growth, and sometimes it can be hard to navigate. This is especially important in the development of your last set of molars, also known… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth Can Cause Lasting Concerns

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For adolescents and young adults, the development of their last set of molars can lead to serious issues with their oral health. These concerns can be more than just cosmetic, as well. Significant medical issues can arise through the eruption of the third molars, so it is important not to let this development go without… Read more »

Third Molars Can Cause Major Damage

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Whether you are a teenager or the parent of one, it is vital that you familiarize yourself with the process of developing your third set of molars. This last set, also known as your wisdom teeth, can lead to serious complications with your oral health. Nobody enjoys the concept of surgery, but often extracting these… Read more »

Don’t Wait To Treat Wisdom Tooth Pain

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The possibility of oral surgery can be anxiety-inducing in all of us, and when you’re a teenager, you might not know the necessity of having your wisdom teeth monitored as they grow. But these can cause serious problems, and often need to be removed in order to give you the brightest and healthiest smile available… Read more »

Don’t Ignore Your Wisdom Teeth

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When an adolescent develops their wisdom teeth, they might be likely to ignore the problem, or to figure that it will correct itself on its own. This is risky, as while some may develop properly, many others will grow in a way that is unhealthy. Those teeth will need to be removed, and in the… Read more »

When To Seek Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Tooth extraction is often a last resort when an oral health issue needs to be addressed. Through different restorative services, we are often able to save teeth that are at risk for being lost. Wisdom teeth can call for a different strategy. With these teeth, we do recommend extraction, and we also perform this service… Read more »

Why Do Wisdom Teeth Exist?

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We only hear about wisdom teeth when there are issues with them. They don’t appear to do too much good even when they are healthy. So why do we have them? If we are evolving, are our mouths as well? It is easier to recognize if there are issues with your wisdom teeth if you… Read more »