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Wisdom Teeth Removal →January 16, 2020

When you’re a young adult, your dentist will likely recommend to have your wisdom teeth removed. There may be many reasons they advise this to patients, but often times it’s because the wisdom teeth are impacted, or there is not enough room in the patient’s mouth. If your wisdom teeth are impacted, it means they […]

Wisdom Teeth Extraction and Dry Sockets →January 2, 2020

When you go through an extraction, there will be a space in the mouth where the tooth once existed. Occasionally, especially after wisdom teeth removals, a dry socket may form. Dry sockets are extremely painful and can be minimally avoided. After extraction, there is a chance of a dry socket forming. After an extraction, in […]

What is a Tooth Extraction →December 30, 2019

If your tooth has become heavily damaged by infections or tooth decay and cannot be restored your best course of action to treat this problem is to ask your dentist for a tooth extraction. As the name suggests, a tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from its original socket. This type of treatment […]

Dental Implants 101 →December 18, 2019

A dental implant is a dental prosthetic that is mainly used as a tooth replacement option. The entire implant consists of a titanium rod that is surgically placed within your jaw and a custom made dental crown that is placed on top of the post to simulate a natural tooth. Dental implants have helped a […]

Changing the Reputation of Root Canals →November 12, 2019

Root canals have had a bad reputation for a long while. Reality is, root canals can actually save your natural tooth rather than needing it extracted and replaced. Most of the time, root canals are the chosen procedure when the tooth has severely decayed, to the point where a filling or a crown will not […]

What is Bone Grafting? →November 1, 2019

Bone grafting is a common procedure prior to having your dental implants placed. While bone grafting does not just exist for the sake of dental implant procedures, they tend to go hand in hand. When patients are suffering from missing teeth and don’t seek dental treatment immediately, the density of the jawbone begins to whither. […]

Invisalign – Straightening Your Teeth Is Good for Your Health →October 15, 2019

Straightening Your Teeth May Be Good for Your Health When you think about straightening your teeth typically the most immediate reason that comes to mind relates to the aesthetic appeal. However, it’s also important to note that straightening your teeth can be very good for your health. Specifically, straightening your teeth can actually lower your […]

Why are Dental Veneers Right For You? →October 7, 2019

Why Are Porcelain Veneers The Best Choice For You? It’s no secret that that celebrities have a special talent for having cosmetic procedures to cover up any or all their perceived flaws. In this case its porcelain veneers have become more widespread and are often referred to as Hollywood’s go to choice for restoring the […]

Invisalign an Alternative to Traditional Braces →September 17, 2019

Invisalign Treatment: What Are My Options? The advancement of cosmetic dentistry has brought with it advancements and Invisalign is one of these advancements. The Orthodontics dental field has seen an advancement in the form of Invisalign which is seen as more convenient than braces. Invisalign involves receiving invisible aligners that work to correct overbites, crossbites, […]

Stages of Gum Disease →September 11, 2019

Gum Disease is also referred to as periodontal disease and can inflict a lot of damage to not only your mouth but other parts of your body as well. Unfortunately, many people that are affected by this oral illness underestimate the severity and long-term repercussions that it can cause. If you are experiencing symptoms of […]

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