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What are “wisdom teeth”?  They are a third set of molar teeth that develop and erupt into the mouth much later than other teeth, when the patient is older and “wiser”.   The theme of this article is to explain why wisdom teeth can be a problem, the optimal time to remove them as well as …
Dr. Erik Evans was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. After graduating from Upper Arlington High School, he majored in biology at The College of Wooster. He became interested in surgery while observing his father, Dr. T. W. Evans, in the practice of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) and Emergency Medicine. Dr. Evans graduated from The …
GRIN is a community-wide organization committed to helping the residents of the Gahanna-Jefferson School District in a time of need. They provide services including food pantries, clothing 'stores', financial assistance (rent and utility bill payments), summer lunch clubs, school supply drives, holiday assistance, and more with the help from the Gahanna community and local businesses. Dr. …
"My daughter's tooth extraction was, given that it was a tooth extraction, a great experience! The professional office staff kept me well-informed every step of the way!" -Kyra "This is our fourth child that Dr. Ellis has performed surgery on and as always, Very HAPPY!!" -Carla "Everyone warned me that recovery is rough, and harder with age. …
Come join us for the Creepside Festival at the Gahanna Creekside Park on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 4:30-8:00pm. There will be all kinds of fun family friendly events and Ellis Oral Surgery will have a table where we will be passing out yummy treats. We can't wait to see you there! Come join us for …
Ellis Oral Surgery is pleased to participate in the Greensview Elementary fundraiser walk as a sponsor this upcoming Friday, September 27th. An elementary school located in Upper Arlington, the school's dedicated PTO will use all funds raised to improve the experience of each child attending Greensview. Things like added security, field trips, choir, intramural and …
Pelotonia is a 501(c)3 nonprofit grassroots bike tour with the purpose of raising money to end cancer. Participants commit to different fundraising goals, depending on the distance of their ride. Just last year, $16,871,403 was raised by participants and donors! Are you riding in Pelotonia this year? Dr. Ellis and the staff at Ellis Oral Surgery …
Now that the summer season is officially here, it's a great time to schedule an appointment to have your young adult's wisdom teeth extracted. As recovery from this surgery can take time, we recommend taking a few days off from school, work and other obligations. A long summer break from school can be the optimal time …
Dr. Ellis is thrilled to have submitted his pledge in support of the annual Royal Manor Walk-a-Thon at Royal Manor Elementary School in Gahanna.  The Walk-a-Thon & Field Day is taking place all day Thursday, May 23, and will include several entertainment acts among the festivities. A member of the Royal Manor PTA explained, "Our kids …
Dr. Ellis is a proud sponsor of Gahanna Lincoln High School Theatre.  This impressive group of high-school students has been invited to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland in August.  The International Fringe Festival is a world-renowned event, and our talented GLHS Theatre Department is the only participant from Ohio.  Ellis Oral Surgery …

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