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Frequently Asked Questions About Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are teeth that erupt in the very back of your mouth on both the top and the bottom. These teeth come in much later in life, which is often why they are called wisdom teeth, as you are wiser by the time they erupt. Many dentists...
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Caring For Your Patient After Wisdom Teeth Surgery

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Wisdom teeth surgery is a common, out-patient surgical procedure using IV anesthesia for the purpose of extracting third molars. Most wisdom...
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7 Tips to Help You Survive After Wisdom Teeth Surgery

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While you might not be looking forward to having your wisdom teeth removed, at least you know you’re not alone. The American Association of ...
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Summertime is the Best Time to Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

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Ice cream and popsicles are the perfect treats for both hot summer days AND post-op recovery. Coincidence? We think not! Having your wisdom ...
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Why Are They Called Wisdom Teeth?

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Wisdom teeth, the molars located the farthest back in the jaw, are formally known as third molars; but their nickname is much more commonly ...
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What Age Should You Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

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Most people will experience some type of dental issue or another throughout their life, but not everyone is affected by their wisdom teeth i...
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Wisdom Teeth & Dry Socket: What You Need to Know

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Ever wonder why the doctors tell you that you can't use a straw after having your wisdom teeth (or any other teeth) removed? It's because of...
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What to Eat Immediately After Wisdom Tooth Surgery

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One of the most common questions we get from patients who are scheduling wisdom tooth surgery is: "What will I be able to eat after surgery?...
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Causes & Cures for Wisdom Tooth Pain

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There are a few reasons why your wisdom teeth might be hurting you, but most of the time the answer is simple: wisdom teeth removal is neede...
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Enjoying Christmas After Wisdom-Teeth Removal

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Wisdom-teeth removal (or an other oral surgery) during the holidays just makes sense. Why? Mainly because you have time off from work and/or...
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