Signs of Oral Cancer to be Aware of It is believed that well over 50,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer in 2018. Additionally, around 10,000 people will die of oral cancer this year. If oral cancer has not spread at the time of detection, 83% of those diagnosed will survive at least five [...]
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No one looks forward to wisdom teeth removal, but for 85% of the population, it is a necessary procedure we all must go through eventually. While waiting as long as possible to get your wisdom teeth removed may seem like a harmless plan, waiting too long can actually cause some serious problems when it [...]
The teeth are an important structural collection of body parts that make basic everyday function quite easy. It’s these pearly whites that are responsible for the human body to digest and speak properly while upholding your physical appearance in the jaw and other areas of the lower face. The functionalities of the teeth are commonly [...]
The time has come and you need an oral surgeon. Perhaps your bi-annual dental visit – yes, you’re supposed to go to the dentist twice a year – has revealed a more complicated health issue, such as wisdom teeth needing to be removed. Maybe you experienced facial trauma. Or maybe you need surgery to relieve [...]
Lehigh Valley parents always have high hopes for their children. They want them to have a fun, memorable childhood and make great, lifelong friends. They want them to do brilliantly in school and find the passions that make them tick. And finally, they want them to grow up to have great careers and build families [...]
If you’ve experienced the unfortunate circumstance of losing a tooth, there has never been a better time to have it replaced. Dental implants are as close to restoring your lost tooth in terms of look, feel, fit and function you can get. Unlike dentures or bridges, dental implants are less likely to lead to bone [...]
What is a Bone Graft? Bone grafting is a very applicable medical technique for several specialties. When a bone or piece of bone is fractured or unstable, there is potential for complex health risks to arise in a patient. With a bone graft, bone is taken to replace or provide support to the afflicted area. [...]
What You Never Knew About Teeth and Dentistry Think you know teeth? Here are 20 different quick, fun, and downright weird pieces of toothy trivia. Fast Facts About Teeth Past surveys by the American Academy of Periodontology indicate that around half of people notice a person’s smile before anything else. Your tooth enamel is the [...]
When you are deciding whether you want to replace lost teeth using implants or dentures, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Implants come in a few varieties, including all-on-4 implants. Although implants are more expensive than dentures, they do have a number of benefits. What are All-on-4 Implants? A dental [...]
Accidents involving the teeth happen. It could be that you fractured a tooth as a result of a sporting accident or were involved in a motor vehicle or even bicycle accident, however the accident occurred your oral surgeon can help. Cracked or chipped teeth account for the majority of tooth injuries resulting from various [...]