Dry socket is a painful condition that sometimes occurs after a tooth is extracted. It happens when the blood clot that forms over your socket is displaced; leaving bone and nerves exposed
 
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The wisdom tooth actually refers to your third molars. Everyone has a natural complement of 32 adult teeth in their lifetime. Some has more, a condition called hyperdontia whereas those who have less than the natural complement of 32 teeth has a condition called hypodontia. The third molar will be the last adult tooth to erupt and it normally surfaces around 18-21 years
 
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When it comes to dental procedures, tooth extraction — or having teeth "pulled" — is among patients' most dreaded prospects. Also referred to as exodontia, tooth extraction involves removing a tooth from its socket in the jaw bone. Before your dentist considers extraction, every effort will be made to try to repair and restore your tooth. However, sometimes a tooth extraction is necessary
 
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Wisdom tooth extraction is generally a surgical procedure to remove one or more wisdom teeth — the four permanent adult teeth located at the back corners of your mouth on the top and bottom
 
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Cavities, also referred to as tooth decay or caries, are holes in the teeth. Cavities are the second-most common health disorder in the United States, according to the National Institutes of Health (the first is the common cold) and a very common disorder worldwide
 
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