Bone Graft

by Dr.O. Karnakova Bone grafting is recommended for patients having third molar or wisdom teeth extractions due to the many benefits and restoration of the extraction site. Generally, bone grafting is recommended for patients over the age of twenty, but is often recommended for younger patients on a case-by-case scenario. Please consult with your oral surgeon if bone grafting may be needed.Your doctor will usually recommended bone graft after third molar extractions to restore the bone level to its previous form. After the...

Extractions of Wisdom Teeth

By Dr. Sepi Fatahi Wisdom teeth may not need to be removed if they are:Healthy Grown in completely (fully erupted) Positioned correctly and biting properly with their opposite teeth Able to be cleaned as part of daily hygiene practiceMany times, however, wisdom teeth — the third molars in the very back of your mouth — don’t have room to grow properly and can cause problems. Erupting wisdom teeth can grow at various angles in the jaw, sometimes even horizontally.Sometimes wisdom teeth only partially emerge through the gums....

WISDOM TEETH

by American Dental Association With age comes wisdom. Specifically, wisdom teeth. Your mouth goes through many changes in your lifetime. One major dental milestone that usually takes place between the ages of 17 and 21 is the appearance of your third molars. Historically, these teeth have been called wisdom teeth because they come through at a more mature age. When they come through correctly, healthy wisdom teeth can help you chew. It’s normal to feel a little discomfort when your wisdom teeth appear, but if you have pain, see your dentist...