Pain from wisdom teeth can come and go. You may possibly feel discomfort one day and then the next you may not. So, while it may seem easy to just ignore the pain you may be experiencing from your wisdom teeth, don’t. It could be a sign that something is wrong. While it is true… Continue Reading »

When your dentist tells you that it’s time to have your wisdom teeth removed, don’t panic! Wisdom teeth extraction is a pretty common procedure that many people go through every day. Still, it’s hard to know what to expect. Some people go through the whole event with no problems, while others experience difficulty and pain…. Continue Reading »

Wisdom teeth removal is generally considered a routine procedure with very little risk involved. However, in extreme instances there are a few complications that may arise. As with any surgery, it’s always wise to talk with your dentist, oral surgeon, or healthcare advocate about any uncertainties you may have. You may even want to become… Continue Reading »

Wisdom teeth got their name in the mid 1800s due to the fact that most people don’t get this third row of molars until between the ages of 17 to 24 or so. Considered a pain both literally and figuratively to many people, wisdom teeth extraction presents questions for those facing the procedure. Here, we… Continue Reading »

If you’re a young adult between the ages of 17-25, your dentist might advise you to get your wisdom teeth removed. Since most people don’t have room in their mouth for a third row of molars, wisdom teeth removal can prevent complications down the road. But I know what you’re thinking: Having your wisdom teeth… Continue Reading »

It’s almost a rite of passage for many people to have their wisdom teeth removed. For many Salt Lake City residents, it can mean undergoing the first surgical procedure they have experienced in some time—maybe the first one in their life. Wisdom teeth removal doesn’t have to be scary, though, even if it is unfamiliar… Continue Reading »

Being told that you need to have your wisdom teeth removed can seem like a real pain. Of course, you could be in real pain if you elect to ignore medical advice and decide not to have the wisdom teeth removal surgery. But what could happen if you don’t do it? While the actual Salt… Continue Reading »

If you have ever received an X-ray that reveals that you at least one wisdom tooth, it is very likely that you will need to have wisdom tooth removal. Even if your wisdom teeth are not causing you pain, your Salt Lake City dentist may recommend that you still get the teeth removed. Here are… Continue Reading »

One of the major dental concerns of adolescence and young adulthood is how to handle wisdom teeth, which generally begin breaking through the gum line in a patient’s late teens or early 20s. But there can be complications with wisdom teeth eruption that can cause pain and result in lasting damage to your mouth. The… Continue Reading »

Most people get their wisdom teeth in their late teens and early 20s. Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars that surface at the back of the mouth. Most people have four wisdom teeth, two on the top and two on the bottom. What are Impacted Wisdom Teeth? Frequently these teeth don’t have enough… Continue Reading »