Getting Wisdom Teeth Extracted Later in Life? Here’s What to Expect

For many of us, our third molars (or “wisdom teeth”) can cause problems in our mouths as they emerge, especially if they are impacted, incorrectly positioned or begin crowding other teeth in the mouth. Wisdom teeth are frequently extracted as a preventative measure in young adults age 13-20 because they are easier to remove before […] Read More

When can I Return to My Normal Diet After Wisdom Teeth Removal?

When people have their wisdom teeth removed, they usually experience pain and swelling afterward. Doctors strongly recommend that patients observe a specific diet during the recovery period. The sites where the teeth were removed need time to heal. Juices and soft foods, such as oatmeal or applesauce, irritate the wounds far less than solid foods. […] Read More