Do You Have Wisdom Teeth That Need Extracting?

When it comes to wisdom teeth, there is not always room in the mouth to allow them to emerge without issue. Usually, these third molars come in during the teen years or young adult age. The problem is when there is no room for them in one's dental arches. To help resolve this issue, our Scholes Family Dental dentist may recommend... read more »

Your Wisdom Teeth: The Impact of Your Oral Health

Have you had your wisdom teeth removed? Do you know why some individuals need to get their wisdom teeth pulled? As you may have already guessed, your wisdom teeth might actually cause several issues if they aren’t addressed, but do you know what these issues actually are? Unfortunately, wisdom teeth may not come through your gums properly. If your wisdom... read more »

Is There Wisdom in Wisdom Teeth Removal?

It is very common for people to have wisdom teeth as they enter early adulthood. If your teeth begin to grow in, your dentist will be able to determine the best course of action for your smile, and your dentist will give you the best of advice for your personal and specific care. There are many things to consider when... read more »

Why Our Early Ancestors Needed Wisdom Teeth

Today, we need to have wisdom teeth removed to prevent several oral health problems caused because these third molars can’t fit properly in our mouth. But wisdom teeth actually had a necessary function for our ancient ancestors. Hunter-gatherer peoples ate a very coarse diet of roots, berries, nut, leaves, and meat. These foods were tough, especially considering that they were... read more »