What is Bone Grafting Princeton, NJ

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Bone grafting is a procedure to rebuild bone in the bone deficient areas of your jaw. Bone grafting is performed to reverse the bone loss caused by periodontal disease, trauma, or ill-fitting removable dentures. It is also used to augment bone to permit implant placement, such as augmenting bone in the sinus area for implant placement, or augmenting bone to …

Wise Up For Wisdom Teeth

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Wisdom teeth might not be the most important topic but if you have wisdom teeth that are giving you pain or issues, then there are important things you should know about the topic. Wisdom teeth are called wisdom teeth because they erupt (emerge) into the mouth when people are in their late teens or early twenties, affectionately termed the “Age …

An Introduction to Dental Implants In New Jersey

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Dental implants are designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel and function like natural teeth. Implants are tiny titanium posts that are placed into the jawbone where teeth are missing. The bone integrates with the titanium post creating a strong foundation for artificial teeth. The methods of achieving this vary depending on the condition of the …

Anesthesia Options for Oral Surgery

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Once you know you need to have your wisdom teeth removed, you may feel fearful or anxious. A lot of questions may arise, including “Will I feel any pain and what can be done to control my discomfort and anxiety?”, so here are a few things you should know about your options in local anesthesia and sedation: Local Anesthesia As …

What complications are possible after the removal of wisdom teeth?

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The removal of wisdom teeth is one of the most common procedures performed in dentistry on a daily basis. While most people will undergo this surgical procedure and do very well, a few people may suffer complications. Severe complications are rare. Following your oral surgeon’s post-operative instructions is the best way to prevent them. Pain: Any surgical procedure comes with …

The future of Dental Implants is here!

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In the future, imagine if we could design a tooth by simply using a 3-D printer. Will this be possible? The future might be closer than we think since it is already possible to place implants with the help of a 3-D machine. We call it Image guided dental implant surgery. Dental implants can now be placed with much more …

Dental Implants: Say goodbye to Denture Adhesive

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A bright and dazzling smile is the key to success for people in their profession as well as in any other aspects of their life. Denture adhesive is one of the options people fall back on to keep their denture in place. Despite some benefits, denture adhesive users find it problematic, and instead of boosting people’s confidence, the fear of …

What is the best time to schedule the removal of wisdom teeth?

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When considering the removal of wisdom teeth, one cannot help but wonder when would be the best time to schedule the surgery. Not only the date for the surgery needs to be taken into consideration but also the recovery time. Firstly, a comprehensive dental examination should be performed to determine if a referral to an oral surgeon for further evaluation …

Are Dental Implants The Solution For Your Missing Teeth?

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Do you have dental issues or injuries that have led to tooth loss? If so, dental implants might be the right option for you! Most dentists and oral surgeons will agree that dental implants are the best option for replacing missing teeth. They offer a sense of comfort knowing they are just as strong and comfortable as real teeth and …

Wisdom Teeth: Should you keep them or remove them?

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The most important thing a patient, between the ages of 15 and 25, should do for their teeth and overall oral health is to see their dentist regularly at least every six months. At every care visit, the dentist will closely monitor the development of their patient’s wisdom teeth and determine if a referral to an oral surgeon would be …