Why are they called wisdom teeth?
If you have ever experienced pain from a wisdom tooth, thus, you are probably thinking, why are they called wisdom teeth, and why do we develop if they just need to be removed? For instance, they are formally known as the third moral, but their nickname “wisdom teeth” is much more commonly used. In particular, […]
All you need to know about Dry Socket after a Wisdom Tooth Extraction
We know that going to the dentist to get a teeth extraction might be intimidating. We may think that lots of stuff can go wrong! In reality most of the possible consequences of getting your teeth extracted are preventable. We have talked about some of the things that can happen after a tooth extraction, you […]
Unusual Pain After a Tooth Extraction? It Maybe an Infection
It’s not a secret that after a tooth extraction procedure we can experience some pain but, how do we differentiate between normal pain or a more serious infection? Before we begin talking about tooth extraction infections, it’s important to emphasize that tooth extractions are a safe and straightforward procedure. Despite that, some complications can arise. […]
Tooth extraction aftercare instructions
There are different reasons to have a tooth pulled out. The most common reason is when people need to get their wisdom teeth removed, but there are other cases when removing one or more teeth may be necessary. Sometimes the procedure itself is not the most difficult part since the aftercare can be troublesome and […]
Is normal to have trismus after wisdom teeth removal?
Trismus or lockjaw is the reduced opening of the jaws caused by the spasm of the muscles of mastication. Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary defines it as “a tonic contraction of the muscles of mastication”. But, is normal to have trismus after wisdom teeth removal? Having difficulty opening your mouth for a few days after wisdom […]
How much does wisdom teeth removal cost
In this article we will talk about the wisdom teeth removal cost, so that you have a clearer idea and decide whether or not to remove these types of teeth, we will first advise you when to request this type of procedure. Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to come out. They usually come out […]
How to take care after a tooth extraction
Tooth extraction aftercare. Healing properly after a tooth extraction depends on how well you stick to the routine given to you by your dentist. Maybe you got your wisdom teeth removed, maybe you got a tooth removed for a dental implant, or maybe you got several teeth extracted to start wearing braces. Now you’re asking yourself “How do I care for […]
Is tooth extraction necessary for orthodontic treatment?
A common question that arises in patients is whether tooth extraction is necessary in their orthodontic treatment. To the relief of many, the answer is, not in all cases. Although it is an alternative that can be used to achieve straight teeth and a healthier bite through orthodontics. It is not always the best course […]