Why do we get wisdom teeth?

Have you ever wondered why you have wisdom teeth? If so, the next question you might have is “why do wisdom teeth come in during adulthood?” These are common questions to have because wisdom teeth present a peculiar issue for modern people. Wisdom teeth are a third set of molars, and their original purpose was…

Dental Implants: Is bone grafting safe?

Bone grafting can help patients access dental implants when bone loss might otherwise be a barrier to this treatment. This preliminary procedure supplements bone tissue to improve the likelihood of successful dental implant osseointegration. We understand that patients may have concerns about undergoing an additional surgical procedure, but rest assured that bone grafting does not…

FAQs About Wisdom Teeth Removal

Often, patients who are pursuing wisdom teeth removal may be working with an oral surgeon for the first time. As such, they may have a number of questions about the process. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we get from patients who are preparing to have their wisdom teeth extracted. My wisdom…