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
Category: Wisdom Teeth
What Are Some Tips to Recover from Wisdom Tooth Extraction?
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: Tips for a Quick Recovery You can increase your chances of a quick and smooth recovery by heeding the following tips. Control bleeding. Some bleeding after wisdom tooth removal is to[…] Read More
Why Should I Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?
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?
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
What Types of Issues Arise from Impacted Wisdom Teeth?
Impacted wisdom teeth can cause severe problems with the rest of the mouth if left untreated. It may seem benign at first, but it could lead to other problems, such as tooth decay and gum disease. Those suffering from impacted wisdom teeth should reach out to an oral surgeon who can help treat the problem. What are Impacted Wisdom Teeth? Wisdom teeth reside in the back of the mouth; two on top and two on the bottom on either side.[…] Read More