Between evolution and changes to how we live our lives over the years, our wisdom teeth aren’t all that useful anymore. In fact, it can be quite the opposite: many of us don’t have enough room in our mouths to adjust to an incoming set of teeth, which may lead to dental health problems down the road.
That’s why we often remove our wisdom teeth via wisdom tooth extraction. It’s a fairly involved procedure, but one that happens all the time, so we have good information about how it’s done and how to recover from it afterward. If you’re considering wisdom teeth removal surgery, follow these steps to recover as best you can.(more…)