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Should You Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Over the years opinions have gone back and forth over the pros and cons of having wisdom teeth removed. Hossein Ghaeminia of Radboud University will receive his PhD for his current research into problem-free wisdom teeth. He undertook a systematic review of all of the research in the field to bring together current research on this topic. The answer remains …

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impacted wisdom teeth

Wisdom Tooth Removal: Procedure Review

Most people start getting their wisdom teeth, also called third molars, when they reach their late teens or early 20’s. In most cases, the jaws are not large enough to accommodate these teeth and they remain under the gum, or impacted. When a tooth develops, it travels to its appropriate position in the dental arch. If the path to eruption …

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Stem cells from wisdom teeth

Wisdom Teeth: Your Personal Stem Cell Repository

Research is making strides every day for the use of stem cells in assisting with many medical conditions. Adult stem cells can generate a range of cell types that can grow into any type of cell in the human body, and can be used to naturally repair your body and treat diseases. Researchers have found that the soft pulp inside …

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2013 August Collegegirl

Are You Going Back to School With Your Wisdom Teeth?

September is around the corner, and summer has flown by – did you forget to make an appointment for removal of wisdom teeth?  It’s not too late to look ahead in your schedule and plan now for times when students are on break. The optimal time to remove wisdom teeth is in the mid-teenage years, before the roots have fully …

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