You might think that an emergency is when you dial 911 and get picked up by an ambulance. However, not all emergencies are quite as urgent as that: you could have a jaw-related accident or erupted wisdom teeth. Continue reading
Many people wonder why we have wisdom teeth when there seems to be no need for them and most people have to have them extracted anyway. Anthropologists believe that they were needed by our ancestors who had to chew raw meats, nuts, leaves, and roots, but as we evolved so did our diet. Today we have softer foods and we also have those marvelous inventions the knife, fork, and spoon, and so we no longer need to chew anywhere near as much. Continue reading
Wisdom teeth are the third molars and are the last teeth to erupt in the mouth, and they can cause some serious problems. In most cases, there is not enough room for them, so they can become impacted or stuck inside the jaw. Continue reading
It seems as though everything in San Francisco is so expensive! From the cost of housing to the cost of lattes!
Here’s something that you may not know. According to a very recent report by real estate agency Paragon, the median house price in the city rose by $205,000 in the first six months of 2018. Continue reading
July 3, 2018 – San Francisco, California. San Francisco Oral Surgery under the direction of Dr. Alex Rabinovich is proud to release a new blog archive on the issues surrounding wisdom teeth. Many San Francisco residents still have their wisdom teeth and go under the philosophy of leaving “sleeping dogs lie,” but this “do nothing” strategy is not the best way to preserve one’s oral health for the long run. Continue reading
At Oral Surgery San Francisco, we get asked all the time “how much does it cost to get your wisdom teeth removed?” Continue reading
It’s a fact that doctors and dentists like to use fancy words, especially here in affluent San Francisco. We’re not exactly known as a “salt of the earth” town like Tulsa or Cleveland. Our San Francisco doctors seem to have a language that is all their own which may be devised so that we patients look up to them because we don’t understand what they are talking about. Continue reading