What are Impacted Wisdom Teeth? Signs and Symptoms

wisdom tooth pain

An impacted wisdom tooth is one that fails to erupt because it doesn’t have room. If you’re wondering why this is such a common problem, it’s because over the course of human history, our lower jaws have shrunk significantly. Things like overbites and problems with wisdom teeth never used to exist. Some wisdom teeth erupt […]

Nervous About Oral Surgery? Don’t Be — It’s Actually Painless!

woman getting ready for dental work

So your dentist tells you that you need oral surgery, and they refer you to a local oral surgeon to do the job. Perhaps you need to have some wisdom teeth extracted. Maybe you’ve suffered facial trauma and need surgery to reconstruct your mouth and jaw. Perhaps you need dental implants and require a dental […]