Can wisdom teeth cause headaches?

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Wisdom teeth can cause headaches, in fact, it is common to have toothache and headache on one side of the head as a result of growing teeth. Besides, should you be worried about the pain caused by wisdom teeth? Yes, but you don’t need to panic about it. Instead, we suggest you visit your dentist […]

How soon can I eat ice cream after tooth extraction?

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At Somos Dental Laveen, we receive thousands of patients to pull or wisdom teeth extraction, in fact, according to the National Library of Medicine, approximately 5 million people in the United States have tooth extractions annually, but the important question here is “how soon can I eat ice cream after tooth extraction?” When you get […]

Pineapple Juice for wisdom teeth recovery, it really helps?

pineapple juice with pieces of raw pineapple to heal wisdom teeth

It is normal to have some discomfort after a wisdom teeth extraction, but there is a home remedy going viral on TikTok to help speed up the recovery, drinking pineapple juice! This dental procedure can be painful and uncomfortable due to the swelling and bleeding that occurs after the surgery. Usually, your dentist will prescribe […]

How long does it take to remove 4 wisdom teeth?

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If you’re considering having your tooth pulled, in particular, you may be wondering how long does it take to remove 4 wisdom teeth? In fact, it depends on a few factors, for instance, the number of teeth extracted and the tooth’s position. For this reason, your dentists will suggest how many teeth can be pulled […]

Does tooth extraction hurt?

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Does tooth extraction hurt? In fact, this is one of the main worries when patients need a tooth pulled. Certainly, there are some reasons why tooth extraction may be needed, such as: Deep infection. Severe gum disease Problems with wisdom teeth Broken tooth Orthodontics Moreover, dentists will always try to save the tooth, but sometimes […]

Why are they called wisdom teeth?

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If you have ever experienced pain from a wisdom tooth, thus, you are probably thinking, why are they called wisdom teeth, and why do we develop if they just need to be removed?  For instance, they are formally known as the third moral, but their nickname “wisdom teeth” is much more commonly used. In particular, […]

What happens if you don’t get your wisdom teeth removed?

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What happens if wisdom teeth are not removed? Wisdom teeth are your back molars and are the last teeth to grow after you have lost all of your baby teeth.  For instance, most people get their wisdom teeth in their late teens and even into early adulthood, if your wisdom teeth have grown perfectly is […]

Unusual Pain After a Tooth Extraction? It Maybe an Infection

Man Suffering Tooth Extraction Infection Symptoms

It’s not a secret that after a tooth extraction procedure, we can experience some pain but, how do we differentiate between normal pain and a more serious infection? Before we begin talking about tooth extraction infections, it’s important to emphasize that tooth extractions are a safe and straightforward procedure. Despite that, some complications can arise. […]

What should you eat after a tooth extraction?

What should you eat after a tooth extraction?

After having your dental extraction treatment, normally, your dentist tells you how you should eat the following days, which foods are better to eat and which ones you should avoid, so if you want to know in advance this type of soft diet, we will tell you what you should eat after your dental extraction.  […]

Is tooth extraction necessary for orthodontic treatment?


A common question that arises in patients is whether tooth extraction is necessary in their orthodontic treatment. To the relief of many, the answer is, not in all cases. Although it is an alternative that can be used to achieve straight teeth and a healthier bite through orthodontics. It is not always the best course […]