Category: Wisdom Teeth

Are You Worried About A Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

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Wisdom teeth extractions are a fairly common procedure, with nearly half of all adults needing at least one taken out during their adulthood. While this is a frequently performed treatment, invasive dental procedures like this may be intimidating to many patients. Your team at Sunny Smiles Family Dentistry in El Paso, TX, is here today… Read more »

When Should You Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

  Our third molars, also known as wisdom teeth, often grow during our teenage to young adult years. They are not necessary to the function of your oral cavity, and your dentist may choose to have them removed to avoid potential problems. In today’s blog, your Sunny Smiles Family Dentistry in El Paso, TX, will… Read more »

Do My Wisdom Teeth Have To Be Removed?

Oral surgery can be anxiety-inducing for many patients. It is not an exciting task to have teeth removed, but it can prevent the need for more extensive dental work in the future. If you have been told your third molars are ready to be removed, the team at Sunny Smiles Family Dentistry in El Paso,… Read more »

Wisdom Tooth Removal: What To Know Beforehand

When it comes to your pearly whites, your dentist will typically do their best to restore them instead of removing them if they are injured. Wisdom teeth are often the exception to this rule. While problems such as decay and cracks can be restored, impacted molars may benefit more from removal. To prevent complications from… Read more »

The Wisdom Behind Wisdom Tooth Extraction

The journey to adulthood is marked by various milestones, and for many, the emergence of wisdom teeth is one such marker. However, these late-blooming molars, also known as third molars, don’t always bring the expected wisdom. In fact, more often than not, they bring along a set of challenges that may necessitate their removal. In… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth and When They Cause Problems

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Are you wondering why you’ve been told to remove your third molars? Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are the last set of teeth to come in, usually during the late teens or early twenties. Many times, they can bring discomfort and complications, leading to the need for removal. In today’s blog, your team… Read more »

Tracking Your Wisdom Teeth For Removal

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From adolescence into early adulthood, visiting your dentist regularly allows us to track the arrival of your wisdom teeth. While some people may never grow this third set of molars, preparing for their eruption can prevent potential harm to the rest of your smile. We could predict if they risk crowding your existing molars or… Read more »

When Should I Remove My Wisdom Teeth?

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As you enter your teens and early twenties, you may wonder if you should remove your wisdom teeth. This common procedure is seen as a rite of passage by some, but for most, it is vital to protecting your smile from crowding teeth. When you visit your dentist regularly during this period, we can track… Read more »

The Dangers Caused By Wisdom Tooth Eruption

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When you reach your late teens and early 20s, you may find yourself with new teeth. Known as wisdom teeth, or third molars, these can erupt as we approach adulthood and cause severe problems for your smile. Fortunately, our team can help prevent these dangers by extracting wisdom teeth.

When Will I Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

An otherwise healthy smile can require extraction services, and may even require oral surgery, when wisdom teeth begin to erupt. The simple but frustrating reality for many is that there is simply no space for these teeth, which is why their arrival can create so many problems. Without the right intervention, issues with crowding, enamel… Read more »