Can you ever keep your wisdom teeth?

Most young adults are faced with the decision of what to do about their wisdom teeth. Wisdom teeth, also referred to as third molars, are the teeth that grow in at the furthest back position in both the upper and lower jaw on both sides usually in late teens or early twenties. Many patients will […]

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On August 8th, 2012, posted in: wisdom teeth by

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I’m Postponing Dental Treatment Because It’s Not Bothering Me

How urgent can a dental condition be if it’s not hurting? If the dental condition is a wisdom tooth, it may be more urgent than you think. Making the proactive decision to have your wisdom teeth removed by an oral surgeon can protect you against future discomfort or health complications. Often, by the time you […]

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On June 7th, 2012, posted in: wisdom teeth by

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Wisdom Teeth: Why do they become impacted?

Wisdom teeth are the last set of permanent molars to develop in the mouth. These teeth generally begin to erupt or grow into place between the ages of 16 and 21. By this age, most adults have reached an age of physical maturity and the jaw bone ceases to grow. It is during this complicated […]

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On February 6th, 2012, posted in: wisdom teeth by

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