Wisdom Tooth Removal Complications The removal of wisdom teeth (or third molars) is one of the most common surgical procedures. The wisdom teeth grow at the back of your gums and are the last teeth to come through. Most people have 4 wisdom teeth (1 in each corner). Wisdom teeth usually grow through the gums during the late teens or early twenties. By this time, the other 28 adult
TMJ Treatment TMJ disorders affect the jaw joint, surrounding muscles, and ligaments that control the jaw. Symptoms can range from mild jaw clicking and trouble opening the mouth to headaches. Doctors may prescribe medications, physical therapies, or surgical procedures to treat TMJ disorders. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is one of the most heavily used joints in the body. People use it to eat, talk, and even breathe. TMJ is
Maxillofacial Surgery Treatment and Complications Maxillofacial surgery is an operation performed by a highly trained dental surgeon. A variety of maxillofacial procedures can treat diseases, fix injuries or correct defects in your face, jaw or mouth. As with any operation, maxillofacial surgery has certain risks. But the procedures help many reduce pain, fix deformities and restore function. What is maxillofacial surgery? Maxillofacial surgery is a special type of dentistry.