Dental Issues May Arise Because of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

What are wisdom teeth? The wisdom teeth, which are also called the third molars, are the back molars. They are the last teeth to erupt. The most adults have four wisdom teeth that begin to grow in between age 17 and 21. Why are wisdom teeth extracted? As wisdom teeth are the last teeth to… Read more »

Replace a Lost Tooth With a Dental Implant

Have you lost a permanent tooth because of decay, an oral accident, or another issue? Losing a tooth can make things like chewing and speaking harder than they need to be. In addition, a lost tooth can lessen your confidence. So, what can be done about a lost tooth? A dental implant can restore the… Read more »

What Options do I Have After a Tooth Extraction?

If you’ve had a tooth extraction to protect your oral health and are now hoping to replace the missing tooth, you have come to the right place, here at . You don’t need to go around with a hole in your mouth that can throw off your bite and compromise your smile. There are options… Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Replace a Tooth That Can’t Be Treated by a Root Canal

There are times when a tooth is so severely compromised by dental trauma or tooth decay that it cannot be treated with a root canal. In these cases might recommend extracting whatever remains of the tooth to allow your gums to heal without further complication. After all your periodontal tissues have knit together, and you’re… Read more »

Treating Orofacial Pain

Orofacial pain refers to any pain of the oral or facial area. It’s not an uncommon problem. One study stated that 22% of U.S. residents reported orofacial pain during a period of six months. It is rare that an individual does not have some kind of facial pain in their lifetime. The most frequent type… Read more »

Surgery Might Be Necessary for Treating an Impacted Wisdom Tooth

As your child reaches their adolescent years most of their primary teeth should have been replaced by the 32 permanent teeth that will need to last them throughout their adult life. This is also the point when wisdom teeth attempt to erupt from the periodontal tissues at the back of the mouth. This often causes… Read more »

A Tooth Might Need to Be Extracted

Overcrowding with your child’s teeth can lead to several different problems. Not only can it affect the alignment of the other teeth in their dentition, it can also increase their chances of suffering chips, fractures, and dental attrition complications on the corresponding teeth in their bite pattern. In a severe case, Dr. might recommend extracting… Read more »

A Dental Implant Is One of the Most Effective Methods for Replacing a Missing Tooth

When a tooth is lost to untreated tooth decay or dental avulsion it can do more than impede your ability to efficiently bite and chew food. If the tooth was in the front of your mouth it can also alter your speech and the appearance of your smile. Even if you learn to live with… Read more »

How to Prepare for Your Teen’s Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Wisdom tooth extractions are performed frequently around the world, but that doesn’t mean it’s a treatment you should take lightly. So, if your teen is undergoing this treatment, please remember to do all you can to help them (and yourself) prepare for it. To help you do so, Dr. , has some recommendations for you…. Read more »

A Surgery Might Be Needed to Treat Advanced Periodontal Disease

If you forgo having gingivitis treated the inflammation in your gums can lead to more serious periodontal health problems. In the time it could develop into the severe periodontal infection which is known as periodontitis. As this happens your gum tissues can slowly start to pull back from your teeth, as small pockets of infection… Read more »