Teenagers can be tough on their teeth. Their lives are busy with school, jobs, sports, clubs, social activities, and don’t always give the time or thought needed to properly maintain oral health. Not all teens have this problem, of course, but we’ve seen enough come through that it’s becoming a concerning trend.
If you’ve ever suffered from an impacted Wisdom tooth, you know that it’s something that you want to avoid at all costs. In fact, a lot of experts will recommend early wisdom tooth removal over emergency extractions. Even so, it’s possible and in some cases even likely that you might have symptoms of impacted wisdom teeth before a removal can be recommended. If that happens, you need to know what to look for and how to react!
It’s finally starting to feel like winter outside. Soon we’ll have sledding, snowmen, and hot cocoa. It may be fun and games for most but for some the winter brings more brutal side effects. With the cold and buffeting winds a lot of people experience dried skin, chapped lips, and even tooth pain. Luckily there are ways to combat all of this, and we’re especially good with the tooth pain!