Why is it typically more difficult to remove wisdom teeth?

Wisdom tooth removal often requires a surgical procedure, but some patients may not understand why that is necessary when other teeth can just be extracted in a simple, straightforward dental procedure. The answer is that the wisdom teeth (also known as the third molars) often become impacted because there’s not enough room in the patient’s […]

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How is a wisdom tooth removed?

There may be no better time than now to have a wisdom tooth removed. With the notable advances in modern dentistry and oral surgery, wisdom tooth removal can be a straightforward outpatient procedure with extremely predictable results. Patients who may be considering wisdom tooth removal in Chicago IL should schedule a consultation with Dr. Steven […]

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On December 19th, 2011, posted in: wisdom tooth removal by

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Sedation dentistry: A safe and comfortable way to have your wisdom teeth removed

Few patients look forward to the day that their wisdom teeth are removed. Although wisdom teeth removal is often necessary to protect your dental and physical health, many patients find themselves anxious and apprehensive prior to the procedure. The procedure to remove the wisdom teeth is most often surgical, and this oral surgeon can appreciate […]

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On September 15th, 2011, posted in: wisdom tooth removal by

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