Posts Tagged ‘ toothache ’
How to prepare for wisdom teeth removal
The thought of wisdom teeth removal surgery can be overwhelming for many people. Preparation is key! Your oral surgeon should do a consultation to go over the procedure, the risks and benefits, and after care instructions. At my office, we have a whole booklet of information on self care after wisdom teeth removal that is […]
Wisdom teeth removal – FAQ
Many patients have questions regarding self care after wisdom teeth removal. Below are answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. While generally applicable in most cases, every patient and surgery is different, so please follow the postoperative instructions that are given specifically to you after your surgery. Q: How long after […]
What exactly is a tooth infection/abscess?
A dental abscess forms when your body’s immune system reacts to bacteria that finds its way inside of a tooth. This can happen if the integrity of the tooth is compromised by cavities, fractures, or periodontal disease. An abscess can develop even if you are unaware of any of these conditions, as only a microscopic […]