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 »

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 »

Millions of patients have their wisdom teeth removed each. If a dentist recommends wisdom teeth removal (extraction) for you or someone you know, it’s natural that questions will arise. What are wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth, also known as “third molars,” typically appear in the mouth between the ages of 17 and 25. Most people have… Continue Reading »

Some people keep their wisdom teeth for their entire lives. Other people choose to have their wisdom teeth removed, sometimes before they have emerged through the gums. How do you know if your wisdom teeth need to be removed? What factors determine if you need wisdom teeth removal? Your dentist may recommend removal of a… Continue Reading »

Why are wisdom teeth extracted? A wisdom tooth is extracted to correct an actual problem or to prevent them in the future. When wisdom teeth come in, a number of problems can occur: Your jaw may not be large enough for them, and they may become impacted and unable to break through your gums. Your… Continue Reading »

Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that come into the mouth, usually between the ages of 16 and 19. Most people have four wisdom teeth at the back of the mouth — two on the top, two on the bottom. Because wisdom teeth appear at the back of the mouth they… Continue Reading »

Please review our current studies, if you are interested in participating please visit our website to submit your information.   C-Diff Vaccine Study Clinical Trial Patients who are hospitalized or in a long term care facility may be at risk for contracting C-Diff or Clostridium difficile, an infection of the bowels resulting in diarrhea. Anyone planning… Continue Reading »

Like many things, everyone has a unique wisdom teeth experience. Not everyone has 4 of the extra molars, some have more, some have none, watch this video about wisdom teeth. Jean Brown will be doing a Wisdom Teeth study, visit our website to see if you could be a candidate for this study. JeanBrownResearch.com is a Salt… Continue Reading »

There are some dentists and oral surgeons stating that wisdom teeth removal isn’t always a necessity. The school of thought has been that removing wisdom teeth is a way to post pone the inevitable, but as Dr. Greg J. Huang, chairman of orthodontics at the University of Washington in Seattle stated, “Everybody is at risk for… Continue Reading »

Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to come in, but often there isn’t enough room for the tooth. Because of the lack of room the tooth may not be able to rise through the gums completely, this is called impacted. When the tooth becomes impacted bacteria can enter around the partially erupted tooth and may… Continue Reading »