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4 Most Common Problems Created by Impacted Teeth

The ways that impacted teeth could affect your oral health might surprise you. Not only are impacted teeth more likely to become infected, they can be quite painful. Our oral surgeon provides extractions for impacted teeth and wisdom teeth. Following are five common problems associated with impacted teeth. Bad breath Impacted teeth contribute to halitosis […]

Experiencing symptoms of impacted wisdom teeth?

Impacted wisdom teeth can cause a number of problems for patients, such as discomfort caused by a painful abscess or even just the impacted tooth’s ongoing attempts to erupt through the gum tissue. Cysts and tumors are more likely to occur in impacted wisdom teeth, as well. Patients who are experiencing discomfort at the back […]

Remove Impacted Wisdom Teeth: Reduce The Risk Of Gum Disease

You may know the dangers gum disease poses for your oral health, but did you realize that impacted wisdom teeth may actually raise your risk of developing the condition? Difficulty with Impacted Teeth and Bacteria It can be difficult to keep these impacted teeth clean due to their location at the back of the jaw. […]

Is my tooth pain from an impacted wisdom tooth or a tooth abscess?

Pain at the rear of the mouth can be caused by a number of issues, such as impacted wisdom teeth or a tooth abscess, which will need appropriate treatment for the patient to get symptom relief. If you develop pain at the rear of your jaw, it’s important to consult with a dentist or oral […]

Treatment Options for an Impacted Tooth

If there is not enough room in the jaw to accommodate a tooth’s eruption, that tooth may become impacted, or lodged in the jawbone or gums. The third molars, or wisdom teeth, are the most commonly impacted teeth, but any permanent tooth may become impacted. If it does, you may need to have an oral […]