Why Should Wisdom Teeth Be Removed? 

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Wisdom teeth are the last set of molars to emerge, typically during the late teenage years or early 20s, and they vary in number. Some people may develop two, and some may have four or more or none at all. Wisdom teeth frequently do not completely emerge through the gum line and become impacted. If left untreated or not extracted, wisdom teeth can cause inflammation, infection, tenderness, swelling, pain, headaches, chronic bad breath, and more.  Wisdom teeth are the least[…] Read More

Can You Get Multiple Teeth Extracted at Once?

South Jersey Oral Surgeons at Lanzi Burke Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Perform Safe Multiple Tooth Extractions.

The thought of having several teeth extracted at once is understandably intimidating for many patients. It is natural to have questions and concerns about safety and options for the procedure. It is not uncommon for a patient to require having more than one tooth pulled at the same time. Some patients have tooth decay or periodontal disease, while others have suffered dental trauma or have badly positioned teeth. If you feel overwhelmed about getting multiple teeth extracted at once, you[…] Read More

What Are Some Tips to Recover from Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

South Jersey Oral Surgeons at Lanzi Burke Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Specialize in Relieving Wisdom Teeth Pain and Problems.

Wisdom tooth removal is one of the most common types of oral surgery. Most patients begin to recover within three or four days, but full recovery can take up to a week or two. Although every patient is different, here is a typical timeline for wisdom tooth extraction recovery: First 24 hours: Blood clots will form. These are needed to begin healing. Two to three days: Swelling of cheeks and mouth should improve. Seven days: Your dentist can remove stitches.[…] Read More

Why Should I Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

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It is a rare occurrence for patients to have their wisdom teeth come in correctly without any issues.  The third molars in the back of a human’s mouth, wisdom teeth normally start to emerge during the late teens or early adult years.  Unless they come in healthy and in a straight and normal position, erupting wisdom teeth come in painfully and can cause major damage to your gums.  However, there are several other reasons to get your wisdom teeth removed,[…] Read More

What are Some Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth?

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Most people have two sets of wisdom teeth, two on the top and two on the bottom. These are the last of our teeth to emerge. For most people, when these teeth come in or erupt during our late teens and early 20s, there are no problems. However, with some wisdom teeth, there is not enough room in the mouth when they emerge, and this can cause serious dental problems. When this happens, the person has impacted wisdom teeth, which[…] Read More

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