What Is The Purpose Of Wisdom Teeth?

Question: There has been a lot of talk about wisdom teeth in my class but I’m a little bit confused in regards to what they are? I’d like to know what wisdom teeth are and the role they play in the mouth. Answer: Wisdom teeth are the last sets of molars to appear at the […]

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How Do I Know If My Wisdom Teeth Are Coming?

Question: I’m 20 years old and devoid of wisdom teeth yet my peers already have their full set of wisdom teeth. How long does it take for wisdom teeth to emerge? Moreover, what are the signs and symptoms that my wisdom teeth are starting to emerge? Answer: Wisdom teeth are usually the final set of […]

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After Wisdom Tooth Removal

Question: I have heard that wisdom tooth removal is very painful and can heal longer than usual. What do I need to do after wisdom tooth removal? Answer: Wisdom tooth removal is just like any regular tooth extraction; you need to care for the wound for a few days by not chewing on the area, […]

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When to Consider the Removal of Wisdom Teeth

Question: Wisdom teeth are often removed but when is this done? When to consider removing my wisdom teeth? Answer: Wisdom teeth need to be removed as soon as they appear since most wisdom teeth growths cause dental problems. To prevent these dental worries, a dentist often advices clients to have wisdom teeth removed as soon […]

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Wisdom Teeth Removal Procedure

Question: How are wisdom teeth removed? Is this different from regular dental extractions? Answer: Wisdom teeth removal is no different from regular dental extractions. But just like usual extractions there are several factors that can complicate wisdom teeth extractions. If there are no complications removal is done the usual way. How are wisdom teeth removal […]

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Do I Need to Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Question: I’ve been experiencing some slight pain in my wisdom teeth for the past 3-4 days. While doing my research on wisdom teeth growth and extraction, I came across an article entitled “Impacted Wisdom Teeth”. My question is, is the pain I’m experiencing a sign of impacted wisdom tooth and as such the need to […]

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What to Eat After Wisdom Tooth Removal

Question: I am about to undergo wisdom tooth extraction and is there any diet you need to follow after wisdom tooth removal? Answer: Wisdom tooth removal is just like other tooth extraction procedures. Your dentist will advise you to take it easy for a few days and eat soft and cold foods. There are more […]

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What are Wisdom Teeth?

Question: What are wisdom teeth? Why are wisdom teeth so called? Answer: Wisdom teeth are your third upper and lower molars. These teeth are so called since it often appears when the person is in his pre adult years when a person is expected to make sound decisions. These teeth are often pulled out when […]

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