Category Archives: Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom Teeth Edison, NJ

Summer’s a Great Time to Pull Those Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are pretty dumb. Leftovers of our caveman past, this third set of molars rarely does anyone any good. At Gentle Dental, we perform wisdom tooth extraction. And summer’s a great time to do it, as the usual wisdom tooth patient is in high school, so doing it now eliminates the need to miss […]


Why Do My Wisdom Teeth Need to Come Out?

Wisdom teeth are really anything but wise. They actually are relics of our caveman ancestry when we had much longer jaws and ate lots of stuff like bark and roots that you don’t really find in the produce aisle these days. Back then, our caveman great, great, great, etc. uncle and aunt needed the extra […]


The Wise Move is to Take Out Your Caveman Teeth

Despite what some whack jobs say, our distant relatives (not those in Peoria, but those who lived in caves) were around a lot longer than 2,000 years ago. And they didn’t get to go to the local Safeway to pick out dinner. They pretty much ate whatever presented itself, including roots, branches, leaves, nuts, and […]


Wisdom Teeth are Dumb

Most of us have a story about having our wisdom teeth out because just about everyone has to have them out. Question is, why? If wisdom teeth are so smart, why do we need the dentists at Gentle Dental to take them out? What are they? Anthropologists believe wisdom teeth, known as the third set […]


When Should You Get Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Everyone has stories about getting their wisdom teeth extracted: the funny tales of coming out of the anesthesia, what they did with their removed teeth, and much more. But is getting your wisdom teeth removed the right decision for you? And if so, when should you get the procedure done? The Wisdom Teeth Basics Your […]


Is It Time for Wisdom Teeth Removal?

Sadly, finally gaining a wisdom tooth does not mean you are any wiser. What it means, though, is that you may have to get this newly-sprouted tooth removed before it causes further problems. Yes, you may not be able to keep that wisdom tooth in your mouth forever. Why? Unerupted Wisdom Teeth Normally, wisdom teeth, […]


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