Why should you see an oral surgeon for wisdom teeth extraction?

December 27, 2022 By Alexander Kim, DDS, MD

One of the most common minor surgeries performed by oral and maxillofacial surgeons in Phoenix, AZ, is wisdom tooth removal. This blog will discuss everything you need to know about wisdom teeth and their removal. Signs and Symptoms you need a wisdom teeth removal Wisdom teeth also known as third molars have the tendency to erupt at unusual angles. At times, wisdom teeth may not erupt at all and become embedded in the jawbone. The ...

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Bone Grafting and the Jaw Reconstruction Surgery. How they are related

December 6, 2022 By Alexander Kim, DDS, MD

Bone loss can result from missing teeth as the bone in the area of lost teeth undergoes atrophy and is resorbed as it no longer serves its intended purpose. Sometimes, a defect may develop in the bone due to a disease, such as a tumor or a cyst in the jaw that was surgically treated. Bone deficiency may also be a result of trauma, or it can also be a congenital defect. Bone loss or ...

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