Category: Wisdom Teeth

College Student Home? Schedule a Wisdom Teeth Consult!

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If they aren’t already, your college student will probably be homeward bound sometime soon. They probably have a million plans set, places they want to go, or friends they want to catch up with. You, on the other hand, are probably more concerned about their health and if they have been taking care of themself… Read more »

Plan Now for Summer Break Wisdom Tooth Removal

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School will be out in a matter of days. Kids will be off to summer camp, getting part-time jobs, prepping to leave for college, or going on trips with the family. Before you know it, all of that extra “free time” won’t be free after all. That’s why right now is a great time to… Read more »

Wisdom Tooth Pain? We Can Help!

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The wisdom teeth are the last set of molars to develop, but their late arrival can sometimes cause problems. Not only can these teeth cause intense pain, but your wisdom teeth can also affect your entire smile by causing crooked teeth, infections, and swelling.   If your teen is experiencing wisdom tooth pain, Texas Institute… Read more »

Spring Break Wisdom Teeth Removal in Midlothian

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The timeline for recovering from wisdom teeth removal is always a big concern for parents and teens. If wisdom tooth extraction is planned during a college or school year, many opt to use the days off during Spring Break to have the oral surgery completed. If you know what to expect when you have wisdom… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth Consultations (Midlothian, Waxahachie, Cedar Hill)

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Do you, your teenager, or your college student need to have your wisdom teeth removed? A consultation is the first step. Problems Caused by Wisdom Teeth Third molars are the most common teeth to become impacted. This situation can lead to persistent pain, infection, or swelling. Because of a lack of space, wisdom teeth may… Read more »

Common Wisdom Tooth Complications

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Wisdom teeth typically start to erupt sometime during high school. Depending on the person, the symptoms can come and go or range from mild to chronic.   At Texas Institute of Oral, Facial & Implant Surgery, we see several common symptoms of impacted and infected wisdom teeth. Here are some of the more frequent “red… Read more »

Wisdom Tooth Extraction During Summer Vacation

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Wisdom tooth removal isn’t a rite of passage into adulthood, but there are some stages of life when it’s better than others to go ahead and have them removed. Like during the summer months, when your teen or young adult is between classes or about to head off to college.     More Time for… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth FAQ

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Wisdom teeth (third molars) are some of the most common teeth to have extracted. But removal isn’t always necessarily a rite of passage into adulthood. Here are some of the most common questions people ask our DFW wisdom tooth expert:   When do Wisdom Teeth “Grow In”? Wisdom teeth begin developing very early on during… Read more »

Spring Break Wisdom Tooth Removal

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Do you have a college student coming home for spring break? Maybe you and your high-schooler are planning a “staycation” during the school holiday because of the pandemic. Whatever your spring break plans are, it’s also a great time to fit in those extra “to-dos” your family has had to put off for a while…. Read more »

Top 4 Side Effects of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

If you have impacted wisdom teeth, removing them can be a proactive way to ensure the best scenario for your overall smile. Here are four common side-effects that we see from fully or partially-impacted third molars:     Pressure and Discomfort Wisdom tooth pain is the primary reason why people seek out care. The pressure… Read more »