Reasons To Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Your wisdom teeth are essentially molars, sometimes referred to as your third molars. They were necessary from a time when our ancestors survived on a diet of crunchy foods and roots. Most people have four wisdom teeth. However, it is not uncommon for some people to have as many as six, while at the same time, some people never develop... read more »

Understanding Your Dental Insurance

A report stating that the dental insurance industry generated $82+ billion dollars in the U.S. in 2020 is a pretty clear indication that dental insurance is here to stay. About 90 percent of employers with 500 or more employees offer dental benefits and about 50 percent of all companies offer dental coverage. Dental insurance is becoming a common health benefit.... read more »

When Should I Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

The removal of wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, is one of the most common surgical procedures in dentistry. Wisdom teeth grow at the back of your mouth and are the last teeth to come through If they do at all. Most people have four wisdom teeth - one in each corner of the mouth so to speak. Wisdom... read more »

Wisdom Teeth Removal At Any Age

You probably understand that there are many things you should do to keep your teeth healthy and strong. For instance, you may know that you should floss and brush regularly. You’ll also need to schedule regular dental cleaning appointments. Many people, at any age, decide to have their wisdom teeth removed due to painful tooth eruptions or to protect the... read more »

Signs Your Wisdom Teeth are Coming In

Have you wondered if you have wisdom teeth? And how will you understand when it's the right time to extract them? There are a few things you can take note of to tell if you have wisdom teeth, but to really understand them, you should consult a medical professional like Dr. Spear. Try a couple of these identification means, and... read more »

Wisdom Teeth Removal

You probably understand that there are many things you should do to keep your teeth healthy and strong. For instance, you may know that you should floss and brush regularly. You’ll also need to schedule regular dental appointments with us. Still, had you heard that many people have their wisdom teeth removed in order to protect their other pearly whites?... read more »