Wisdom Teeth Removal 101

This procedure is almost as much of rite of passage as getting braces is. Wisdom teeth removal is a sign of growing up. But it’s often associated with quite a bit of pain and discomfort. Surgery will always end up with some sort of discomfort, but it’s made to be worse than it is in regards to wisdom teeth. Today,... read more »

Must-Know Facts about Oral Surgery

Oral surgeons are some of the most skilled in the world. They deal with a lot of different aspects of oral health, including dental implants, wisdom teeth removal, jaw repair, and even removing lesions and performing biopsies. This really interesting branch of dentistry deserves as much of your attention as regular dentistry. These are a few of the must-know facts... read more »

Surgical Extraction for Impacted Wisdom Teeth

The average adolescent has four large molars lingering under the gumline at the back of their mouth. As they age these “wisdom” teeth will gradually attempt to emerge in your son or daughter’s mouth. This can cause pressure, discomfort and a related ache in muscles that surround their temporomandibular joints. If your child is experiencing discomfort from their wisdom teeth,... read more »

Understanding Wisdom Teeth

If you are wondering what a wisdom tooth is, we can give you an explanation. Wisdom teeth are the molars towards the back of the jaw and are usually the last to come in. Sometimes they grow in incorrectly, which may cause problems which can often be alleviated by their removal. Wisdom teeth are the last of your adult teeth... read more »

A History of Wisdom Teeth

What are you aware of concerning the history of wisdom teeth? Have they ever had a purpose? When did we first begin using them? Find out the answers to these questions and additional ones by reading this post we've prepared about the history of wisdom teeth. If you have any extra queries about wisdom teeth, our dentist and team would... read more »

The Wisdom Teeth Problems that Make Extraction Necessary

Unfortunately, wisdom teeth cause more harm than good, most of the time, which is why they are so often extracted. There are many situations when extraction is necessary, and our professional, Dr. Michael Shnayder, encourages you to visit Village Pointe Oral Surgery to find out if you are one who needs this treatment. In addition to the appointment, you can... read more »

Wisdom Tooth Extraction in Adulthood Might Require Oral Surgery

The average person has four wisdom teeth in the back of their mouth. Most people lack sufficient room for all these vestigial third molars to emerge. Even if you manage to endure the discomfort of the wisdom teeth erupting from your gums, the wisdom teeth will still need special focus in your daily oral hygiene routine. The wisdom teeth will... read more »

Why a Tooth Extraction May Be Necessary

If you have a loose tooth, or thinking about wearing braces, a tooth extraction may be needed. A tooth extraction is what happens when your oral surgeon extracts a tooth from its socket in the bone. Typically, a tooth is extracted as a last resort, after other options, such as a filling or crown might repair the damaged tooth. Other... read more »

Your Child Might Need to Have an Impacted Wisdom Tooth Surgically Extracted

As your child’s baby teeth are replaced by their full adult teeth, the wisdom teeth deep in the back of their mouth can start to develop and attempt to erupt from their gums. Unfortunately, there’s not always sufficient space available to accommodate these teeth. This can lead to overcrowding problems or it can even cause one or more teeth to... read more »

Reasons You Might Want Your Wisdom Teeth Extracted

You probably know that your wisdom teeth usually erupt after all of your other teeth, generally between the ages of sixteen and twenty years old. Since your wisdom teeth are the last to come in, there often isn’t enough room for them to erupt properly. This can lead to a number of serious complications. If there isn’t enough room in... read more »