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Do I Have a Bite Problem?

As the weather warms up and we dust off the grill, we look forward to summer BBQs and grilled corn on the cob.  Ever thought about how we chew these delicious treats?   Occlusion is a fancy word to describe the way in which your upper and lower teeth come together when you are chewing. […]

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How to Prepare for Wisdom teeth removal

For teenagers and young adults, getting your wisdom teeth removed is almost a right of passage. According to crest.com, almost 85 percent of people need to get their wisdom teeth out at some point during their lives! Chances are most people you know have had, or will have their wisdom teeth out. Why do Wisdom […]

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Why are Third Molars Called “Wisdom Teeth?”

Third molars have been referred to as “teeth of wisdom” since the 17th century and then changed to “wisdom teeth” in the 19th century. These molars appear much later than other teeth, often between the ages of 17 and 25. Linguists refer to third molars as wisdom teeth because they develop at the age that […]

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The Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

The third molars are commonly referred to as the wisdom teeth and are often known to cause major dental complications. Many dental experts recommend removing the wisdom teeth even if they are not causing discomfort. It’s still important to understand the dangers of wisdom teeth even if you have decided not to immediately remove them. […]

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