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Mandisa wrote at 2007-07-19 02:16:33
I have 8 wisdoms as well. They've determined to pull the 4 erupted ones now, and the 4 impacted ones later.


Ainjel wrote at 2008-06-13 09:40:16
I am just a little confused by the answer provided. The person, I am assuming is a dentist, says there are only four wisdom teeth. I, like the woman's husband, have EIGHT wisdom teeth. I go in to have them all removed next week.I have been having migraines and sinus problems and my surgeon recommended having them all out at once to save on expenses and healing time.


Ellen wrote at 2013-03-18 16:02:07
I had 8 wisdom teeth that came out at different times...hard to prove but I knew it. My daughter also had 8 wisdom teeth,4 were impacted and 4 were popping through. X-rays were taken by the dental surgeon and they were all pulled at once.


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Joseph Zelig, DDS

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Dr. Zelig is a board-certified Periodontist and is an expert on dental implants & treating patients with Dental Phobia. Dr. Zelig can answer any and all questions you have about complex dental problems, dental implants, gum disease, treatment of gum recession, and IV sedation dentistry.

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Dr. Zelig has personally placed several thousand implants with excellent success and has worked with many dental specialists and educated them on full mouth reconstruction, esthetic dentistry, and Sedation Dentistry. Dr. Zelig is a coauthor of a book on Dental Phobia, "The Fearless Smile: Overcoming Dental Phobia" http://www.amazon.com/The-Fearless-Smile-Overcoming-Dental/dp/1469919974/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1357782856&sr=8-2&keywords=the+fearless+smile

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American Academy of Periodontology, American Board of Periodontology, North-Eastern Society of Periodontists, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology

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I received both my dental degree (DDS) and my certificate in the specialty of Periodontics from New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Zelig graduated among the top 10% of the graduating class. As a result of outstanding academic achievements, Dr. Z was elected into the membership of Omicron Kappa Upsilon- the national dental honor society. In addition, Dr. Zelig has lectured to general dentists and specialists on periodontal treatment and dental implants. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology which recognizes periodontists who have made significant achievements beyond the educational requirements of the specialty. Board-certified periodontists have been examined by a panel of internationally respected peers and has been awarded Diplomate status. By successfully completing this challenge, Dr. Zelig has demonstrated a robust knowledge of periodontics, Continued professional development, Critical review of results of therapy, and interest in providing the best, most up-to-date care.

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