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So you've got wisdom teeth on your mind?

First off, what exactly are wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth are actually remnants from our evolutionary past, when our ancestors had larger jaws and needed those extra teeth to chew tough, fibrous foods. But nowadays, our jaws are smaller and our diets are softer, so we no longer need those extra teeth. In fact, most people don't have enough room in their mouths for their wisdom teeth to properly erupt, which can lead to all sorts of problems. They're called "wisdom" teeth because they're the last teeth to develop, supposedly around the time you gain wisdom.

Why are they problematic?

Unfortunately, wisdom teeth often don't have enough room to grow in properly, leading to all sorts of dental problems. Some common issues include overcrowding, impaction, infection, and decay. In some cases, wisdom teeth can even cause damage to nearby teeth and gums.If you're living in Vancouver's Mount Pleasant neighbourhood and experiencing these issues, it might be time to consider wisdom teeth extraction.

What can we do?

There's a solution: wisdom teeth extraction. This simple and painless procedure involves removing the problematic teeth to prevent further issues down the line. And thanks to modern dental technology, it's easier and more comfortable than ever before.

What are the benefits of extracting these teeth?

By removing these extra teeth, you'll be creating more space in your mouth, which can improve your overall oral health. You'll also be able to maintain better hygiene and avoid the risk of infections and other dental problems. It can also prevent the need for more extensive dental work in the future, saving you time, money, and stress.

And let's not forget about the post-extraction perks. You'll get to enjoy some delicious soft foods (think: smoothies, ice cream, and mashed potatoes), and take it easy for a few days while your mouth heals.

If you're looking for wisdom teeth extraction in Vancouver's Mount Pleasant neighbourhood, look no further than Aqua Blue Dental. We walk you through the process and help you make an informed decision about your dental health in a comfortable and convenient setting.


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