Category: Wisdom Teeth

Dealing With Erupting Wisdom Teeth

Most of our adult teeth arrive relatively early in childhood, but our third molars—often referred to as our wisdom teeth—will take longer to erupt. When they do start to move into position, they can create potentially serious issues by damaging tooth structure, crowding teeth, and generally creating discomfort. Their arrival can be particularly disruptive if… Read more »

Trouble With Wisdom Teeth? We Can Help!

When the time to remove your wisdom teeth comes, you can recognize that something is wrong due to the feeling of pressure on your back teeth, as well as the sensation of pain in the back of your jaw. These teeth often need to be removed because there is just not enough space to accommodate… Read more »

When Wisdom Teeth Need To Be Removed

Generally speaking, a tooth extraction is something that we try to avoid. Whenever restorative treatment is required, Sunny Smiles will look at how we can proceed with your most conservative treatment option, one that preserves as much of your healthy enamel as possible. However, the approach changes when it comes to wisdom teeth. Because it… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth Removal To Protect Your Smile

Typically, our goals during dental work include the preservation of your complete smile. Even when you have to have a tooth extracted, we can recommend treatment with a prosthetic to serve as a replacement. However, that approach changes when we are dealing with the arrival of your wisdom teeth. The arrival of these teeth can… Read more »

Dental Checkups And Your Wisdom Teeth

You receive important feedback whenever you see your dentist for preventive care. If you have not yet had your wisdom teeth removed, a benefit to your routine visits is that you can learn when their extraction needs to take place before they cause unpleasant complications. Patients at Sunny Smiles can both receive helpful warnings about… Read more »

When Should I Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Wisdom teeth are often extracted, and can even be removed before they are fully erupted. This is because many people lack the space for these teeth, which means their arrival will create problems for their other teeth. You can experience crowding when your third molars press against their neighbors, or even damage from the pressure… Read more »

How Wisdom Teeth Cause Discomfort

Simply by erupting, your wisdom teeth can create several problems for your smile. Their movement can cause considerable discomfort, as these teeth can press against their neighbors to cause damage as well as crowding. Your troubles can worsen further if your wisdom teeth become impacted. Sunny Smiles is prepared to help patients who need to… Read more »

Scheduling Your Teen’s Wisdom Teeth Removal

For many people, the eruption of their wisdom teeth (also known as third molars) will put their oral health in jeopardy and cause discomfort. These are the last of our teeth to arrive. They often start to make their way into our smiles in our teen years, though they can take longer to appear. When… Read more »

When Wisdom Teeth Start To Cause Discomfort

You can have a hard time ignoring the pain that your wisdom teeth cause when they begin to erupt. The movement of these teeth can lead to trouble for several reasons. Simply put, many people do not have the space for them, which is why they need to be removed before they fully arrive. As… Read more »

Questions To Ask About Wisdom Teeth Removal

Your wisdom teeth are not like other teeth. If you are in a situation where your dentist recommends that another tooth is extracted, you can make plans to regain your full smile with a custom dental prosthetic. Your wisdom teeth are not replaced when they are extracted, and they can be removed despite the absence… Read more »