Educational Articles

Lakewood Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Specialist is proud to act as a source for patient education and promote oral surgery as a specialist to the community.

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Wisdom Teeth: Pain-free

Although your wisdom teeth may not be causing you any pain,are they silently risking your health? Every patient (and parent) to know that pain-free doesn’t mean problem-free when it comes to wisdom teeth.

Got Wisdom Teeth?

What are wisdom teeth: Wisdom teeth, or third molars, are the last teeth to develop and erupt into the mouth. Wisdom teeth normally begin to erupt between the ages of 12 and 25. Most people do not have enough room for these extra teeth and they frequently become...

"Dr Haggerty was very professional, along with his staff. They took great care of me. Called me the evening of my tooth extract, and also the next morning to make sure things were well."

– Denise Hicks Sandberg

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