Statistics from the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons show that nearly 70% of adults aged 35 to 44 years old have at least one missing tooth due to an accident, tooth decay, or gum disease. If you fall into this category, the idea of dentures may have crossed your mind. Viewed for decades [...]
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Wisdom teeth are the last set of teeth to erupt within the mouth. When they are naturally aligned and the gum tissue is healthy, wisdom teeth do not have to be removed. Unfortunately, this is not generally the case. Dentists and oral surgeons decide to remove wisdom teeth for many reasons, mostly due to the [...]
Often the last of the adult teeth to appear, wisdom teeth typically emerge between the ages of 17 and 25. By then, your mouth has already settled into its shape, leaving wisdom teeth with little room to work. Because of this, the growing teeth have a high potential to become impacted wisdom teeth and must [...]
Responsible for allowing food and air to enter your body, the mouth is a very complex oral cavity that is made up of teeth, salivary glands and the tongue. As an essential role in breaking down food and articulating speech, your mouth plays a huge role in everyday functions and is important to administer the [...]
Repairing or replacing a tooth can often seem like a daunting experience for a patient. Many times you can be left with the choice of replacing a damaged tooth with a dental crown or simply replacing it with a dental implant. While tooth crowning is a viable option for some, the benefits of tooth implants [...]
If your wisdom teeth are coming in, they’re most likely going to be accompanied by significant pain and swelling. There are a few remedies that can help provide wisdom teeth pain relief until you are finally able to have them removed. First, it is important to make sure your wisdom teeth are definitely coming in [...]
Choosing Dental Implants The decision to get dental implants is one that should be carefully considered. Dental implants are an excellent choice for many people who are unhappy with their teeth and are looking to achieve a permanent fix with an alternative to dentures. To determine if you are a good candidate for dental implants, [...]
Gain a Better Understanding of Botox and Juvederm Aging, an increased exposure to sunlight and other factors can contribute to wrinkles, creases and frown lines on a person’s face. Fortunately, there are FDA-approved fillers that can be applied by a physician, which act as effective treatments that enhance the appearance of a woman or [...]
Understanding and Diagnosing Sleep Apnea Sleep disorders can decrease a person’s chances when it comes to getting a good night’s sleep, putting men and women’s quality of life at risk. Some sleep disorders are hereditary, while others are brought on by lifestyle choices and outside factors. Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that can [...]
Dental implants are considered the golden standard artificial tooth replacement, however they’re not exempt from common misinterpretations. The following will describe and debunk seven myths regarding the most misunderstood facts about dental implants. 1. You Can Live Normally With a Missing Tooth A single missing tooth can alter the structure and function of the [...]