3-d rendering of a wisdom tooth that is partially impacted, or unable to surface above the gum line

What is Impaction?

If you are considering having your wisdom teeth removed, the term impaction may be popping up in your research. But, what exactly is impaction and how does it affect your wisdom teeth? Impaction refers to wisdom teeth that are unable to properly erupt into the mouth. In an ideal wisdom teeth eruption, the teeth would […]

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Male patient sitting in dental chair, looking very anxious and frightened, surrounded by two female nurses

Is Dental Fear Real?

Many people avoid going to the dentist out of fear for what may happen.This fear can range from the level of minor anxiety to dental phobia. Those wild mild anxiety may still be able to drag themselves begrudgingly to the dentist, while those suffering from dental phobia have a much harder time. Dental phobia, or […]

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