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 »

Wisdom Teeth Might Need Surgical Extraction

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Most adolescents have four wisdom teeth embedded deep in the gum tissues behind their last molars. In the later teenage years, these vestigial third molars might attempt to erupt from the gums. This typically happens after all eight of the permanent molars have come in. Common symptoms of this starting might include a dull ache… Read more »

Quality Aftercare is Essential to a Speedy Recovery After Removing Wisdom Teeth

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Dr. [doctor_name] commonly recommends having the wisdom teeth extracted at some point after all 32 permanent teeth have emerged from the gums.  Wisdom tooth extraction is a form or oral surgery, and quality preparation and aftercare are essential to your son or daughter having a speedy recovery. While the gums are healing you will need… Read more »