The Process Of Wisdom Teeth Removal

If you are a young adult, you may be preparing to have your wisdom teeth removed. Doing so helps protect your oral health from the many problems that wisdom teeth can cause, which include cavities, broken teeth, gum disease, cysts, and even tumors. To help you prepare for this surgical procedure, we outline what happens… Read more »

Dental Implants Can Renew Your Smile

Dental implants offer a wide variety benefits when it comes to restoring a smile. If you suffer from one missing tooth, or many, dental implants can offer a way to give your jaw and new teeth the support it needs to be functional and healthy. The implantation process begins with your dentist or oral surgeon… Read more »

Dental Implants Can Also Anchor a Bridge

When dental implants first emerged onto the oral health care scene over two decades ago they were primarily used to replace a single tooth that was missing as a result of advanced tooth decay or an injury that required extraction. As dental implant technology has continued to develop they have come into common practice with… Read more »

Extracting Wisdom Teeth as a Preventative Measure

In human beings wisdom teeth are vestigial molars from a period in human evolution when our ancient ancestors survived on a diet of roots and other hard foods. Most people have four wisdom teeth, though some people might have more or fewer. Wisdom teeth develop inside the gums at the same time that your body… Read more »

Bone Graft Surgical Procedure

There are a number of things that can lead to a loss of material in the bones that anchor your teeth to your jaw. When a tooth is extracted it often takes some bone structure with it. The same is true of teeth that were lost due to advanced gum disease. In a case like… Read more »

Dental Implants Are a Great Way to Replace Lost Teeth

Over the course of the last 20 years, dental implants have been growing in popularity and availability. They are one of the safest and most effective solutions for replacing a lost tooth, anchoring a bridge or creating multiple anchor points for your dentures. During the initial consultation, your doctor might take X-rays or a CT… Read more »

Dealing with a Knocked-Out Tooth

Injuries, accidents, and emergencies can happen to your mouth just like any other part of the body. If a dental emergency strikes your household, it’s important to act fast but also keep calm. If you or your child has had a tooth knocked out, there are a few things you can do to improve the… Read more »