How will I know if I need my wisdom teeth removed?

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One of the most common dental procedures is the removal of problematic, or potentially problematic, wisdom teeth. In order to make an informed decision about whether you need this treatment, it helps first to know what to look out for and secondly to understand the reasoning behind any treatment decision. Signs that you may need Read More

How long does it take to recover from wisdom tooth removal?

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Wisdom tooth removal is something that most people experience at some point in their lives. Knowing what to expect after surgery and what is involved in the recovery can ease some anxiety and can help with planning. Recovery time after the extraction of wisdom teeth usually varies from person to person and can depend largely Read More

What can I expect from a wisdom tooth removal procedure?

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Third molars, or wisdom teeth as they are most commonly known, come to the attention of most of us at some stage. This is primarily due to the fact that most of us do not have enough room for them in our mouths. Wisdom teeth are the last teeth in the jaw, which makes them Read More

Do I have to get my wisdom teeth removed?

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Surgical removal of wisdom teeth, or “third molars”, is one of the most common procedures undertaken in dentistry. Now, if you haven’t had yours removed yet, you must be wondering whether it’s necessary for everyone to have them removed. And if not, under what circumstances would you need to have your wisdom teeth removed and Read More

How long does it take to recover from wisdom tooth extraction?

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Most of us have four wisdom teeth, but sometimes there can be fewer or none at all. Wisdom teeth (otherwise known as “third molars”) can start to cause problems as we reach our late teens or early twenties. Many people find that there isn’t enough room for their wisdom teeth to push through, which can Read More

When is wisdom tooth extraction necessary?

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Wisdom teeth, or the third permanent molars, generally erupt during our late teens. Depending on the size of your jaw and how your wisdom teeth develop (that is, in what position), you may or may not require wisdom tooth extraction. The best way to be sure is to consult your dentist for a professional examination Read More

What are the costs involved with wisdom tooth removal?

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Wisdom teeth are the final set of teeth, or third molars, that develop in humans. They quite often require extraction due to common problems, such as pain, infection and impaction as a result of lack of space in the jawbone. Wisdom teeth removal can be a relatively simple and conventional tooth extraction procedure, or it Read More

How can I reduce swelling after wisdom tooth removal?

How can I reduce swelling after wisdom tooth removal

Wisdom teeth, also called third molars, are usually the last teeth to come through the gums. While some people don’t have any wisdom teeth, most of us have four. Often there is insufficient space at the back of our jaw for a wisdom tooth to come through, and that’s when the tooth may become wedged, Read More

Wisdom teeth pain: What is causing it?

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The majority of people will have two sets of teeth over the span of their life: baby teeth (more correctly known as primary teeth), of which there are 20; followed by adult teeth (or permanent teeth), of which there are 32. When teeth first push through the gums we call this eruption, with the first Read More

Wisdom Teeth Removal: The Survival Guide

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Squeezing wisdom teeth into your mouth after all your other teeth have already found their place can lead to some serious complications for your smile. We have put together this Core Dental Group Wisdom Teeth Removal Survival Guide with tips and instructions on what to expect and how to handle this often painful time. General tips Read More