3 Signs Your Wisdom Teeth Might Be Impacted

Our third molars, otherwise known as the “wisdom teeth,” are the largest teeth in our mouth. Therefore, they are highly likely to be impacted. As time has passed, the human jaw has evolved to become smaller, and most people don’t have enough room for the wisdom teeth to erupt properly. It’s important to know the… Continue reading 3 Signs Your Wisdom Teeth Might Be Impacted

Improve Oral Health with Wisdom Teeth Removal

Having your wisdom teeth removed has almost become a rite of passage for older teens and young adults, and understandably so. Impacted wisdom teeth can wreak havoc on your oral health, so many patients opt to have an oral surgeon extract these teeth to avoid their consequences. It is possible to determine whether the wisdom… Continue reading Improve Oral Health with Wisdom Teeth Removal

4 Most Common Problems Created By Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Keeping your wisdom teeth could contribute to uncomfortable oral health and quality of life issues. These teeth rarely emerge through the gums properly because they do not have adequate room to erupt. Since wisdom teeth commonly become impacted (“stuck” in the bone and/or gums), dental health professionals recommend that patients see an oral surgeon for… Continue reading 4 Most Common Problems Created By Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom Teeth Removal Helps Keep Your Smile Straight

Patients go to great lengths to obtain a straight smile, enduring months upon months of orthodontic treatment. Impacted wisdom teeth can undo all of those efforts by pushing the teeth out of their proper positions. Impacted wisdom teeth can create a number of other problems for patients, as well, which is why so many people… Continue reading Wisdom Teeth Removal Helps Keep Your Smile Straight

My wisdom teeth aren’t bothering me. Why should I have them removed?

Has your dentist referred you to an oral surgeon for wisdom teeth removal? If so, it is likely for good reason. Even if your wisdom teeth aren’t bothering you now, their presence could lead to serious oral health complications in the future. Following are some reasons why wisdom teeth extractions can preserve your oral health… Continue reading My wisdom teeth aren’t bothering me. Why should I have them removed?

Experiencing Symptoms of Impacted Wisdom Teeth?

The arrival of wisdom teeth can produce uncomfortable symptoms. Their presence also contributes to a number of oral health concerns including increased risks for tooth decay and gum disease. If you notice symptoms such as orofacial pain or frequent headaches, you might have impacted wisdom teeth. Symptoms of Impacted Wisdom Teeth It’s important to know… Continue reading Experiencing Symptoms of Impacted Wisdom Teeth?

Wisdom Teeth Removal: Reduce the Risk of Gum Disease

Did you know that about 80% of adults in the United States have some form of gum disease? This insidious oral health condition is the leading cause of adult-aged tooth loss along with a number of other negative oral health effects. Fortunately, the risk of gum disease can be reduced with vigilant oral hygiene and… Continue reading Wisdom Teeth Removal: Reduce the Risk of Gum Disease

Oral Surgery Aftercare: What should I expect?

If you have a procedure coming up like a wisdom tooth extraction or dental implant placement, you might have some questions for our oral surgeon about what to expect after treatment. Managing swelling and discomfort is an important aspect of recovery after an oral surgery, no matter if you are having a minor procedure or… Continue reading Oral Surgery Aftercare: What should I expect?

The Health Benefits of Wisdom Tooth Removal

  Did you know that having your wisdom teeth extracted could benefit your health? Keeping your wisdom teeth increases risks for a number of oral health concerns including periodontal disease, dental caries, orthodontic problems, and TMJ dysfunction. Our oral surgeon is an expert at extracting wisdom teeth with modern technology and advanced techniques for optimal… Continue reading The Health Benefits of Wisdom Tooth Removal

WEARING MASKS WILL CONTINUE TO BE REQUIRED AT MIDTOWN ORAL SURGERY

In light of recent announcements from city, county, and state officials around mask mandates, we wanted to share the following:

Masks are still required for everyone entering our office, including those who have been vaccinated.

Why are we doing this?

  • We are continuing to follow the guidelines and recommendations from the CDC, The Texas State Board of Dental Examiners, other science-based organizations, and medical experts.
  • More infectious variants are circulating in Texas, and millions more people need to be vaccinated.
  • We know that wearing masks work in preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Thank you for understanding, and for helping to protect our patients, families, and employees.

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