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Tooth Extraction

Complications from Tooth Extractions

Experts think tooth extractions were probably the first dental treatment in human history and the procedure remains very common today with estimates that over 20 million teeth are extracted each year in the United States. Third molar surger...
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Pineapple Juice and Wisdom Teeth Removal Recovery: Fact or Fiction?

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If you put stock in the adage that it is best to “believe none of what you hear and believe half of what you see” then what are we to make o...
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What is Dry Socket?

Dry socket is a painful condition that can sometimes develop after the removal of an adult tooth. In fact, dry socket is the most common com...
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Impacted Teeth: Basics of an Expose and Bond Procedure

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If you're like most people when you hear the words impacted teeth, wisdom teeth come to mind. This is quite understandable since nine out of...
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Am I Too Old to Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

NW Oral Surgery Am I Too Old to Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed? Adult Patient Lying in Dentist Exam Chair
While most patients that have their wisdom teeth removed are under the age of 25, older adults, even AARP card carrying members, can need th...
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Wisdom Teeth Recovery Timeline

Wisdom teeth removal surgery is an outpatient procedure that removes the back molars, also called wisdom teeth. Outpatient surgery means you...
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What is the Purpose of Wisdom Teeth?

When it comes to the human body some things just seem so random. Take wisdom teeth, for example, those late-blooming third molars that human...
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How to Prepare and Recover from Wisdom Teeth Removal Surgery

Ancient Greeks and Disney channel stars may not have a lot in common but from Aristotle to Zendaya, they have all had to deal with “wisdom t...
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Wisdom Teeth Recovery Timeline

Wisdom teeth removal surgery is an outpatient procedure that removes the last molars, also called wisdom teeth. Outpatient surgery means you...
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Why Spring and Summer Break are the Best Time for Wisdom Tooth Removal

When you’re facing oral surgery for wisdom teeth removal, you want to choose the best time. Wisdom teeth removal will necessitate some recov...
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