Do You Really Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Originally posted 4 May 2009Related Say you visit a doctor for a routine check-up. You have no complaints: no pain, no problems. But the doctor says, “You know, I think we’d better remove your appendix.” “Why?” you ask. “It might get inflamed or infected someday, at which point we’d have to do an appendectomy anyway. …

When Dental Surgery Goes Wrong…

Gosh:     TAMPA — Donna Delgado just wasn’t healing properly after dental surgery. There was too much bleeding, too much pain. Her head hurt. She was dizzy. She had nosebleeds and sinus infections. And with good reason, according to her lawsuit: The surgeon left an inch-long piece of steel in the wound. Lodged in …

Do You Really Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Say you visit a doctor for a routine check-up. You have no complaints: no pain, no problems. But the doctor says, “You know, I think we’d better remove your appendix.” “Why?” you ask. “It might get inflamed or infected someday, at which point we’d have to do an appendectomy anyway. Besides, you don’t really need …