If a tooth is causing significant pain for a patient and/or cannot be successfully restored, extraction is sometimes the only option. Wisdom teeth may be extracted to alleviate discomfort or prevent a future shift in the occlusal positioning of other teeth. Most tooth extractions are not painful because the dentist will apply a local anesthetic…Read More
Category: Wisdom Teeth
What are teeth made of?
Most adult humans naturally have 32 develop teeth. A tooth is a multilayer structuredivided into two basic sections: the crown (the top of the tooth above the natural gum) and theroot (the part of the tooth below the natural gum line). The place where the crown and the rootmeet is called the neck. The surface…Read More
How Long Does a Wisdom Tooth Extraction Take
One of the top reasons people search for a dentist near them is due to pain caused by their wisdom teeth. Wisdom teeth may be extracted to alleviate discomfort or prevent a future shift in the occlusal positioning of other teeth. The process of extracting a single wisdom tooth may be as quick as a…Read More