Is Wisdom Tooth Removal Necessary?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It seems that removing wisdom teeth has become a rite of passage into adulthood, but is it always necessary to remove them? The answer varies because each case is different. While it is true that extracting wisdom teeth can prevent dental problems, both now and later, only after assessing the growth, position and impact on…

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Common Signs You Need to Get Wisdom Teeth Removed

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Why do we have wisdom teeth? Scholars believe that we have wisdom teeth as the evolutionary answer to eating raw meats, vegetables, and roots. These third set of molars grow in some people between the ages of seventeen and twenty-five, or the wisdom years. They are not always functional and can crowd the mouth…

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Can I Play Sports After Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Wisdom teeth removal, while it is a fairly routine procedure in most cases, is still surgery, and proper post-operative care is crucial to a full and complication-free recovery. Dr. Falender often get asked about how recovery from wisdom teeth removal affects participation in sports and other activities. The details of the care you will need…

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What Are My Anesthesia Options During Wisdom Teeth Removal in Indianapolis

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you’ve been informed that your wisdom teeth have to come out, chances are good that you’re feeling a little anxious about the process. Among the more frequent ways patients express that anxiety is through questions about how much discomfort and pain will be involved and what sort of anesthesia will be used to address…

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What is the Cost of Wisdom Teeth Removal in Indianapolis?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Wisdom teeth removal is a procedure that most people will have to undergo at some time in their lives, typically during the teen or early adult years. While third molars, or wisdom teeth that have plenty of room in the jaw to develop straight and strong don’t require removal, that isn’t the case for most…

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What Is The Best Time For Wisdom Teeth Removal?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Having your wisdom teeth removed can give you freedom from pain and irritation, but it takes time to recover from the surgery. For this reason, it is a good idea to give careful consideration to the scheduling of your wisdom teeth removal surgery. As with any dental procedure, it is a good idea to get…

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What to Expect After Wisdom Teeth Removal?

If you will be having your wisdom teeth out in the near future, chances are you have questions about what you can expect as you recover from wisdom teeth removal. Indianapolis, IN patients often wonder How they will feel after surgery? How much pain they’ll be in? And Just How long it will take to…

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Top 5 Common Wisdom Teeth Removal Problems to Avoid

If you’re planning wisdom teeth removal during the upcoming winter/holiday break from school, there are a few things you should know to ensure that your recovery doesn’t take longer than necessary. After all, you’ll want to be in good shape before all those holiday goodies are gone. In the interest of a speedy recovery, here…

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When All You Want for Christmas is Your Two Front Teeth

The holiday season is here, bringing for most people a time of family, friends and food. If you have missing teeth, it can be a challenging time of year. Eating some foods is uncomfortable and smiling at those close to you exposes gaps you’d rather keep hidden. If all you want for Christmas is a…

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