Wisdom Teeth Removal
When you’re a young adult, your dentist will likely recommend to have your wisdom teeth removed. There may be many reasons they advise this to patients, but often times it’s because the wisdom teeth are impacted, or there is not enough room in the patient’s mouth. If your wisdom teeth are impacted, it means they […]
Wisdom Teeth Extraction and Dry Sockets
When you go through an extraction, there will be a space in the mouth where the tooth once existed. Occasionally, especially after wisdom teeth removals, a dry socket may form. Dry sockets are extremely painful and can be minimally avoided. After extraction, there is a chance of a dry socket forming. After an extraction, in […]
What is a Tooth Extraction
If your tooth has become heavily damaged by infections or tooth decay and cannot be restored your best course of action to treat this problem is to ask your dentist for a tooth extraction. As the name suggests, a tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from its original socket. This type of treatment […]
Do I Need to Get Teeth Extracted For Braces?
There are two sides, at least, to most anything. There are at least two sides to the value of keeping wisdom teeth, especially when you throw braces into the equation. So, should you try to keep your wisdom teeth with your braces or should you have them removed to potentially speed up your orthodontic treatment? […]
Is Your Tooth Unsaveable?
At Schaumburg Dental Studio, Dr. Jig Patel will do everything possible to save your teeth. Our dentist in Schaumburg, IL has various treatments available, including laser dentistry, to ensure you get to retain all of your natural teeth. However, sometimes our team has no other option but to remove the diseased tooth. Here are some […]
Wisdom Teeth Removal – Don’t Wait Too Long
A tooth is considered impacted when there isn’t enough room for it to come in normally. As a result, it could become displaced or twisted. Wisdom teeth are the last to come in, and if one becomes impacted, it can cause a variety of problems that worsen the longer you wait. Here’s a look at […]