Wisdom Teeth Often Become Impacted

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What are wisdom teeth? The wisdom teeth, which are also called the third molars, are the back molars. They are the last teeth to erupt in the mouth. The average adult has four wisdom teeth that start to grow in between the ages of 17 and 21. Why are wisdom teeth extracted? Because wisdom teeth… Read more »

Smoking or Vaping After Oral Surgery Can Lead to Severe Complications

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There are several different types of oral surgery offered at [practice_name]’s clinic. This includes wisdom tooth extraction, dental extractions to prepare for dentures, dental implant restoration, and alterations to soft oral tissues. After the oral surgery, Dr. [doctor_name] and [hisher] associates will provide you with any specific aftercare instructions. This might also include a prescription… Read more »

Special Care Is Needed After a Dental Extraction

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There are certain situations where a tooth has been so significantly traumatized by an untreated cavity or a dental fracture that Dr. [doctor_name] can’t save. In these rare situations [heshe] might advocate extracting the entire tooth to help ease the pain and prevent a serious infection from developing in the underlying periodontal tissues. Afterward, you… Read more »

Bone Grafts Restore Sufficient Structure for Dental Restorations

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The underlying bone structure of your mouth is largely responsible for giving your teeth the strength to bite and chew foods. If it’s compromised by tooth decay, extraction or chronic periodontal disease, the loss of structure can lead to several complications. In some cases, it might make dental restorations like dental implants unfeasible. In a… Read more »

Important Information for a Speedy Recovery After Wisdom Tooth Extraction

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If one or more of your wisdom teeth have become impacted or fused to the surrounding bone tissues, they might not be viable for conventional extraction at a dental office. In cases like these, your oral surgeon, Dr. [doctor_name], advocates having your wisdom teeth extracted at [practice_name]. The extractions can usually be performed in a… Read more »