Archive for the ‘ Third molars’ Category

At what age does my child need his/her wisdom teeth removed?

How do you know when it is time for your child to have his or her wisdom teeth removed?  All children progress at different rates, both physically and emotionally.  Most children will have their wisdom teeth extracted somewhere between the ages of 15 through 21, although some children may never need to have their wisdom […]

Forth Molar?

Did you all know that some people even have more than their 3rd molar.  Although uncommon, we do come across these types of cases where patients have extra teeth, a.k.a. “supernumerary”.  In a recent study in the Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Shahzad and his team studied the prevalence of forth molars and […]