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Impacted Wisdom Teeth: Signs and Symptoms to Look Out For

Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, typically emerge during late adolescence or early adulthood. For many, this dental milestone is uneventful. However, for others, it can be a painful experience due to the teeth becoming impacted. This means that there isn’t enough space for the teeth to emerge or grow normally. Being aware of … Read more

How Are Wisdom Teeth Removed?

As humans reach puberty, they develop the last four molars at the back of their mouths. These molars are commonly referred to as wisdom teeth. Unfortunately, there’s enough space at the back of your mouth to accommodate and allow free and full development of the four extra molars. So, they’ll likely emerge at wrong angles … Read more

Wisdom Tooth Issues After 40

wisdom tooth issues over 40

The adage that wisdom comes with age might not hold true for everyone, but when it comes to wisdom teeth, age can bring a new set of challenges. While many people have their wisdom teeth removed in their late teens or early twenties, not everyone takes this route, either by choice or due to lack … Read more

The Pros And Cons of Removing Wisdom Teeth

Tooth Replacement

By: St. Louis Oral Surgery Wisdom teeth removal has long been regarded as the standard of care among young patients, with the majority instructed to have these teeth removed ‘just in case.’ But is removal always necessary? Read on to discover the benefits and potential concerns associated with wisdom teeth removal. The Benefits of Wisdom … Read more