wisdom teeth

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...

When discussing the potential complications of wisdom teeth extraction, an oral surgeon will often include dry sockets in the list. A dry socket is a painful condition that can develop following a tooth extraction. Although dry sockets can occur with any permanent tooth extraction, they are...