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Sheng Ji, DDS, MD Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Blog

3 Reasons Wisdom Teeth Removal is Necessary

November 13, 2021

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digital x-ray of wisdom teeth

Often considered a rite of passage for patients between the ages of 17 and 25, wisdom teeth removal is a commonly performed procedure. Although it may seem unnecessary to extract them, serious damage and infection can occur if treatment isn’t sought early enough. A board-certified oral surgeon shares three of the most common reasons these teeth are recommended for removal as well as what potential problems can occur if they remain in place too long.

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Recovering from Wisdom Tooth Extractions: 6 Practical Tips

September 22, 2021

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Woman resting at home after wisdom tooth removal

Several years ago, it was estimated that Americans have 10 million wisdom teeth removed each year. If you are among the many patients who will undergo this procedure in the near future, it is understandable if you are a bit nervous about what you will feel like during your recovery. But there is no need to worry. As long as you take some simple precautions, it is likely that you will be feeling normal relatively quickly. Here are some practical tips to facilitate a comfortable and complication-free recovery:

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How Your Fair Oaks Dentist Protects You During COVID-19

August 25, 2020

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dentist near Fair Oaks checking patient’s temperature before appointment

Before the outbreak of COVID-19, your oral surgeon and dentist near Fair Oaks had a fairly simple procedure for preparing to see you. They would thoroughly wash their hands, put on fresh gloves and a mask, and ensure they were using sterile instruments. Now, however, additional safety protocols are necessary to protect the health and safety of both patients and oral surgery team members. Exactly what do those protocols involve? Let’s discuss a few of them.

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Why You Should Plan a Wisdom Tooth Extraction for Your Teen During the Holidays

December 9, 2019

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Young adult in dental chair

During the fun and festivities of the holidays, oral surgery is probably one of the last things your teenager wants to think about. However, if their wisdom teeth need to be removed, now could be the best opportunity to schedule an appointment for a while – and the sooner the procedure is performed, the better it will be for their smile! Learn why the winter holiday break could be the perfect time for wisdom teeth extractions in Carmichael.

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One of My Dental Implants Feels Loose — What Should I Do?

September 15, 2019

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concerned woman touching face

Dental implants are successful in the vast majority of cases, but that does not mean they are risk-free. Complications may crop up that cause an implant to become loose. If that happens to you, what should you do? Let’s talk about why an implant may feel loose and how your dentist or oral surgeon may be able to address the problem.

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Welcome! Get to Know Dr. Sheng Ji and Our Practice

August 26, 2019

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Dr. Ji during his travels

Dr. Sheng Ji recently bought our Carmichael, CA, oral surgery practice, and we could not be more excited to have him as the new leader of our team. Dr. Ji’s extensive education and his passion for serving patients will enable us to provide our community with top-quality care for many years to come.

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