wisdom teeth

Are you worried about your wisdom teeth? For many, these last molars begin to erupt early in adulthood. And it's not at all uncommon for them to erupt incorrectly or painfully, requiring extraction.  So how do you know that your wisdom teeth will need to be...

Did you know that having your wisdom teeth removed could spare you from a number of oral health concerns? It’s true; in fact, keeping your wisdom teeth increases your risks for periodontal disease, tooth decay, and abscesses. Our oral surgeon provides gentle wisdom teeth extraction...

Could your wisdom teeth be contributing to issues like orofacial discomfort, headaches, and the misalignment of your teeth? Some people experience quality of life issues when their wisdom teeth emerge and others can develop serious oral health concerns like tooth decay and gum disease when...

Wisdom teeth are the most commonly extracted teeth among adults. This is because the emergence of these teeth can lead to the development of oral disease and problems including tooth decay, periodontal (gum) disease, abscesses, TMJ disorder, and misaligned teeth. For the most part, dental...

Many patients who are not experiencing symptoms due to impacted wisdom teeth may wonder why it’s recommended that they have those teeth extracted. Some may even opt to keep their wisdom teeth rather than undergo the surgical procedure needed to remove them. If you’re weighing...