Severe Periodontitis Can Lead to Loss of Multiple Teeth

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As the years go by poor oral hygiene and the chronic periodontal inflammation of gingivitis can exacerbate into the more severe form of gum disease, which is known as periodontitis. As it progresses your gum tissues can gradually start to recede from the gumline allowing concentrated bacterial deposits to form near the roots of your… Read more »

Dental Issues May Arise Because of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

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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 »

How to Prepare for Your Teen’s Wisdom Tooth Extraction

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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 Severe Cavity Can Cause a Dangerous Abscess in Your Gums

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When a small cavity afflicts one of your teeth the bacterial presence can spread quickly. If you forgo treatment at Dr. ’s dental office in , the tooth decay can spread deep into the tooth. When bacteria gain access to the pulp and root of the tooth, they can cause a significant toothache. In time,… Read more »

Treatment Methods for Healing After a Tooth Extraction

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If you are in the process of having a tooth extracted, or if you plan on having an extraction in the future, it is important to plan in advance to ensure your recovery process has the best chance of success in as little time as possible. If you are a smoker, you should quit the… Read more »

Preparation and Recovery after Having Multiple Teeth Extracted

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Advanced tooth decay, injuries and advanced gum disease has the potential to damage multiple teeth. In some cases it might require a partial or dentures in order to give you back the full function of your mouth. Your dentist or periodontist might recommend having these teeth extracted and some of the others around them extracted… Read more »