What is an abscessed wisdom tooth?

Wisdom teeth, also known as the third molars, are teeth that we develop in our late teens or early-twenties. The teeth are a throw-back to our ancestors, and have largely become redundant. However, they continue to grow, and as they do, many people experience problems with wisdom teeth, from impactions to abscesses. An impacted wisdom […]

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What does recovery involve with wisdom teeth extraction?

If you asked five individuals this question, you would undoubtedly get five different answers. Simply put, everyone is different and wisdom teeth removal can be easy for some but more challenging for others. The reasons for this are varied: Wisdom teeth that have erupted are generally less problematic than removing impacted wisdom teeth. Oral surgeons […]

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Sedation Dentistry: A Safe and Comfortable Way to Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Only a very few people never have to face the possibility of having their wisdom teeth removed. For the majority of young adults, this procedure is routine, because there simply isn’t enough room in the mouth to accommodate this last set of molars. However, wisdom teeth removal is now easier and more comfortable than ever […]

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