Dental visits for diagnosing the cause of specific symptoms are also important for treating oral health issues and preventing them from getting worse. However, if you experience fear and/anxiety about going to the dentist, you may avoid treatments at all costs, no matter how serious the issue is.
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For some people, the wisdom teeth emerge with no issue. However, for many people, they cause significant pain. The most common cause of this tooth pain is due to impaction. Impacted wisdom teeth are teeth that will not erupt through the gum tissue. The wisdom teeth may be blocked, or they may be attempting to erupt at an angle.
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For years, one of the main tools used to perform oral surgery was the scalpel. While the scalpel is an effective tool, it does have a few drawbacks. It can cause a significant amount of bleeding during your surgery. It also causes a significant amount of tissue manipulation, which leads to post-surgical pain and swelling.
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