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Dr. Hart and his staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available.

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Treating Impacted Canine Teeth
...The big, late-blooming third molars (“wisdom teeth”) are one set; another set is the sharply-pointed canines, also called the “eyeteeth”...

Extracting Wisdom Teeth Now May Prevent Dental Problems Later
...Because wisdom teeth, or third molars, erupt rather late between ages 17 and 25, they may lack the room to erupt properly due to crowding from other teeth that have already erupted...

Exposing and Preserving Impacted Canine Teeth
...Wisdom teeth are especially prone to this kind of impaction, to the extent they’re often surgically removed (extracted) to avoid future problems to adjacent teeth or the bite...

Orthodontics and Your Teen
...It’s also advantageous in a physical sense because all 20 baby teeth have come out, and most of the 32 adult teeth (except the 4 wisdom teeth) have emerged...

Ariana Grande Breaks Free - of Her Wisdom Teeth
Via a recent Instagram post, pop diva Ariana Grande became the latest young celebrity to publicly acknowledge a dental milestone: having her wisdom teeth removed...

Julianne Hough Shares a Video - and a Song - After Wisdom Teeth Come Out
...Then, not long ago, she shared a video taken after her wisdom teeth were removed in December 2016...

How to Treat the Problem of Teeth that Never Developed
...While most of these congenitally missing teeth are wisdom teeth, they can also include premolars or lateral incisors (the teeth right next to the two front teeth, the central incisors)...

Singer Dua Lipa Sees the Wisdom in Postponing Tour Dates
... “I’ve been performing with an awful pain due to my wisdom teeth,” the singer tweeted, “and as advised by my dentist and oral surgeon I have had to have them imminently removed...

Neil Patrick Harris: What the Oscars Host Treasures Most
...No, as it turns out, the 41-year-old actor’s most treasured possession is… his wisdom teeth...

Wisdom Teeth Warrant Close Watch to Avoid Future Health Issues
...But the back third molars—the wisdom teeth—are often the last to the party, usually erupting between ages 18 and 24, and the source of possible problems...

Wisdom Teeth
Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that erupt in the back corners of the upper and lower normal adult mouth...

Prevention Tips for Children
...These teeth are gradually replaced by the age of 12 or so with a full set of 28 permanent teeth, and later on, four molars called "wisdom teeth...

Extractions
... Wisdom Teeth Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that erupt in the back corners of the upper and lower normal adult mouth...