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What to know about Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom Tooth Illustration chart

Just as everything else, children develop wisdom teeth at different ages. However, the average age range for wisdom teeth to start coming in is 17 to 24. Due to their late eruption, wisdom teeth can cause problems. For some people, wisdom teeth never erupt and cause no issues. For others, wisdom teeth need to be […]

Why Does My Child Need XRays?

Xrays, also called radiographs, are a valuable diagnostic tool. Xrays help the dentist to: See how your child’s teeth are erupting (coming into the mouth) See the number, size and position of teeth that are still inside the gums Find out whether there are missing teeth or extra teeth Monitor mouth and teeth injuries Determine […]