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Is Anesthesia Necessary?

As if getting four teeth removed at once wasn’t painful enough, wisdom teeth are a special case that require cutting into the gums and bone of the jaw, making it an especially painful process. Thankfully, the use of general anesthesia suppresses pain and patient...

When to Remove Your Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth will normally appear in the late teen to early adult years, 18 to 24. Because they are the last of the adult teeth to come in, there usually isn’t enough space for proper growth and alignment. This leads to abnormalities such as full or partial impaction,...

Home Care After Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Many people get nervous at the thought of wisdom tooth extraction. However, the process is done very quickly and requires no effort from the patient. It is afterwards when great care is needed to keep the site clean and free from infection. The first week of recovery...

What is Dry Socket and How Do I Avoid It?

REASON #1:  Your Wisdom Tooth has a Cavity!What is Dry Socket and How Do I Avoid It?If you are thinking about having your Wisdom Teeth removed you have probably heard the term “Dry Socket” from someone who has had there Wisdom Teeth removed and developed...

Why Do My Wisdom Teeth Hurt? Reason #2

Why do your wisdom teeth hurt!? Because they hate you? Because they are cursed? For no discernible reason at all? Sometimes it truly feels that way. But usually there is a reason for the pain. REASON #2: Soft Tissue Pain and Infection Oftentimes the wisdom tooth only...

Why Do My Wisdom Teeth Hurt? Reason #1

Why do your wisdom teeth hurt!? Because they hate you? Because they are cursed? For no discernible reason at all? Sometimes it truly feels that way. But usually there is a very logical reason for the pain. REASON #1:  Your Wisdom Tooth has a Cavity! Yes, it really can...