Why Wisdom Teeth Should Be Extracted

Wisdom teeth are essentially third molars leftover from a time in human evolution when our ancestors survived on a diet of roots and other tough foods. As our diet involved toward a more omnivorous range of foods, these teeth became obsolete. In fact, in modern times wisdom teeth are more of a nuisance, leading to complications and oral health problems.... read more »

The Recovery Tips You Need

If you have recently undergone bone graft surgery, your recovery process is extremely important. If you take good care of the graft site, you will have the successful results you are looking for. To help you fully and properly recover, our Cannon Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery team recommends that you do the following things: -Stop the bleeding: It’s very common... read more »

The Importance of Having Your Wisdom Teeth Extracted

In a certain light wisdom teeth are vestigial remnants of a time in human evolution when our ancient ancestors survived on a diet that was rich with roots and other tough foods. These teeth develop inside the gums along with our permanent teeth. Since there isn’t a lot of available space in the rear of the mouth it often invites... read more »

The Evolution Of Wisdom Teeth

If you are between the ages of 17 and 25, it may be time to have your wisdom teeth removed. These third molars usually become impacted or only partially erupt, that latter of which can trap bacteria and make cleaning difficult. If wisdom teeth are left to remain in the mouth, they can cause problems such as tooth decay, gum... read more »

Why Do You Need To Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Wisdom teeth removal is a common procedure performed on teenagers and young adults. However, you may wonder why you need to have your wisdom teeth removed in the first place, especially if you aren’t currently experiencing any problems with them. Here are the reasons for why wisdom teeth are removed. What Wisdom Teeth Are Wisdom teeth are the last type... read more »