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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 complication after a tooth extraction. Dry socket can be tough to treat with over-the-counter medicatio...
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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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Wisdom Teeth: Should They Stay or Should They Go?

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Have you ever considered that teeth serve as milestones in life? Much is made of the appearance of a child's first tooth, and then approxima...
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Risks Involved With Not Removing Wisdom Teeth

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Wisdom teeth removal commonly occurs in a patient's mid-teens to early twenties, typically on breaks from school.  However, a commonly asked...
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