Anesthesia for Wisdom Teeth Removal and Oral Surgery: What to Avoid


Millions of people have their wisdom teeth removed each year. These teeth are considered a scar of human evolution, point out the experts at Princeton University. They serve no purpose and may cause serious problems later down the road. For example, they may become impacted and affect the nearby teeth and tissues. Infection, pain, and swelling are all…
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Get Them Out of Here! How Much Does Wisdom Teeth Removal Cost?


Is it time to get your wisdom teeth extracted? What does the average wisdom teeth removal cost? We walk you through the typical price tag here. Around 10 million wisdom teeth are pulled out every year. Over 75% of people can’t successfully grow out these pesky teeth without problems, so in most cases, you need to…
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Everything You Need to Know About Impacted Wisdom Teeth


There are some very important things to know about impacted wisdom teeth. If you want to learn more, you should click here. Did you know that 10 million wisdom teeth get extracted each year? Wisdom teeth are the last of the adult teeth to grow in, beginning to erupt during one’s teenage or adolescent years. While most…
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Act Fast! 5 Critical Things to Do if You Get a Tooth Knocked Out


Besides hockey players, nobody really expects to have a tooth knocked out. If you don’t count wisdom teeth, most people have 28 teeth as an adult. But according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, the average of adults 20 to 64 years old only have about 25 teeth. Not counting factors like…
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Is it Time?: The Top Signs It’s Time to Get Your Wisdom Teeth Removed


Around 5 million people undergo wisdom teeth removal every year in the US. Think you might need to become one of them? How do you know when it’s the right time? Your body will usually tell you, but since you can’t see the teeth, the signs can be easy to miss. In this post, we’ll make sure…
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Dental Implant Surgery


Dental implant surgery is an oral procedure that supplants tooth roots with metal posts and replaces damaged or missing teeth with artificial teeth.  These new ‘teeth’ look and feel identical to real ones. Dental surgery is implemented in a variety of methods and depends on the type of implant and the condition of your jawbone. …
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The Average Cost of Oral Surgery


Oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMS or OMFS) is a dental procedure for treating many diseases, injuries & defects in the face, neck, jaws or head.  Oral Surgery also treats the hard and soft tissues of the mouth (the oral), jaws and face area (the maxillofacial). Oral surgery is a very standard procedure for dental surgeons to treat common…
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Impacted Wisdom Teeth can cause you Excruciating Pain


Have you ever noticed that a problem with one tooth can cause pain throughout the entire mouth? Many patients come in to have a tooth removed and are shocked when they find out which one is actually causing the problem. In some cases, the culprit isn’t even visible to the naked eye. An impacted wisdom…
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