Category: Wisdom Teeth

Why We Remove Third Molars

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For many people, their third molars – also known as wisdom teeth – will grow during their teenage or young adulthood. This can cause changes to your alignment and may even cause pain depending on how they grow. In many cases, it is recommended that these additional structures are removed before they cause more severe… Read more »

Valuable Removal Of Wisdom Teeth

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The arrival of your wisdom teeth is a normal part of development for most adolescents and young adults, but unfortunately this appearance can cause great discomfort and pain. In addition to constant aching, the eruption of your third set of molars can damage the enamel of your other teeth and possibly crowd them out. This… Read more »

Treating The Pain Of Wisdom Teeth

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Consistent pain and discomfort in your mouth or jaw is not an issue to take lightly. Tell your dentist about these symptoms right away so we may explore treatment to provide appropriate relief. You may discover that the cause of your suffering is not a cavity or infection, but the impending arrival of your wisdom… Read more »

When Wisdom Teeth Cause You Harm

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Feeling pain or discomfort in your mouth and jaw is a serious issue to discuss with your dentist. You may find that the source of the problem is not decay or infection, but instead it is a new set of molars. The arrival of your wisdom teeth in adolescence or early adulthood can cause painful… Read more »

Relieve The Pain Of Wisdom Teeth

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Feeling consistent pain and discomfort inside your face and jaw is an important matter to discuss with your dentist. Sometimes the cause is not related to an issue with your existing teeth, but it is due to those that have not yet erupted. As they arrive, your wisdom teeth can push into adjacent neighbors, which… Read more »

Why Are Wisdom Teeth Removed?

When most oral health issues are taken on, a tooth extraction is something that your dentist will try to avoid. However, when your wisdom teeth begin to erupt, removing them is often recommended before there are complications that can occur. What makes this matter different is that many of us simply have no room for… Read more »

Dealing With Erupting Wisdom Teeth

Typically, teeth are only removed when there are no other options for treatment. However, wisdom teeth are regularly extracted, and they are not replaced. What makes these teeth different than the rest is that our mouths typically lack space for them. When they begin to erupt, these third molars can press against neighboring teeth, which… Read more »

When Should Wisdom Teeth Be Removed?

Wisdom teeth are frequently extracted, often before they have even fully erupted. The reason for this is that people often lack room for them. This means that when they do erupt, they can press uncomfortably against neighboring teeth and even move them out of their alignment as they press in. They can also cause physical… Read more »

When Wisdom Teeth Become A Problem

Worsening problems with pain near your jaw, or a feeling of pressure against your molars, can be a warning that your wisdom teeth are starting to erupt. Unfortunately, many of us are not able to accommodate these teeth, also known as third molars, simply because we lack space in our mouths for them. If they… Read more »