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…

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…

Why do my wisdom teeth hurt?

One of the first signs of impacted wisdom teeth can be discomfort at the rear portion of the jaw. This occurs because the impacted teeth will continue to attempt to push through the bone and gums although there’s not enough room in the jaw to accommodate them. Patients who are experiencing this symptom should consult…