Clinician's Corner: Pearls of wisdom... teeth!
Summer can be a good time to see a dentist about wisdom teeth issues. Wisdom teeth (a third set of molars) come in between the ages of 17 and 25. When wisdom teeth are unable to fully erupt, they can become impacted and require removal. Bring up any concerns you may have about your teeth at your next dental check up.
Should my teenager have their wisdom teeth removed?
Your family dentist recommends that your teenager sees an oral surgeon for removal of their wisdom teeth. But what if they aren’t experiencing any pain or problems with them right now?
‘Tis the season for wisdom tooth removal. Here’s some tips to help with recovery.
Removing wisdom teeth is an oral surgery, and just like any surgery, oral surgery can be serious, and requires time for your body to recuperate. In addition to instruction from your dentist/doctor, the few tips below can help you with a strong recovery.