How To Know You Have Leukoplakia?

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Leukoplakia is a condition in which thick, white patches form on the tongue and the lining of the cheeks of the mouth. Leukoplakia patches cannot be removed through brushing or scraping. It can take weeks for leukoplakia to develop. Many of the cases of leukoplakia do not result in long-term damage to the tissues of the mouth. In certain cases …

Basic Causes To Undergo Oral Surgery

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Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons are dental specialists who diagnosis and treat diseases, injuries, and defects of the head, mouth, teeth, gums, jaws and neck. There are many different types of oral surgery perform by these dental specialists. Below you will find just some of the reasons patients undergo oral surgery. Common Reasons For Undergoing Oral Surgery • Missing teeth – …

Foods to Eat After Wisdom Tooth Removal

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What you eat following wisdom teeth extraction can have a big impact on how you feel during your recovery. While you can expect to be sore and maybe swollen following oral surgery, most patients do not experience high levels of pain after their extractions. Our office will provide detailed instructions about dietary restrictions and foods to avoid during your recovery …

How to Prepare for Dental Implants Procedure?

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Dental implants are the perfect solution to restore your smile if you have missing teeth. If you are looking to permanently replace your missing teeth, going through the dental implant procedure is your best option. In order to help you prepare for your dental implant procedure, we will take you step by step to better understand what happens before, during, …

How Implant Dentistry And IV Sedation Works

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Patients who have lost one, several, or all of their teeth may be concerned that they will never regain the ability to chew, speak, and smile with complete confidence. Fortunately, dental implants can give your smile a healthy, functional, and beautiful new lease on life. About Dental Implants Dental Implants are titanium posts that are surgically placed into the jawbone. …

Tooth Replacement That Lasts

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Dental implants have been successfully replacing missing teeth for more than 40 years. In that time, they have been proven to be a long-lasting, effective, and safe option, giving patients something that previously has not been available, a truly complete tooth replacement. No other tooth replacement option simultaneously replaces the root and the crown of the tooth. Dentures, partials, and …

Treatment Options that are Cost Efficient

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Dental implants have become more predictable, enduring and cost effective than other dental solutions and are now stronger, more permanent and possible for virtually almost any patient. Dental Implants And Their Construction The anatomy of dental implants consists of two important features, a titanium post and an artificial crown. The titanium post is incredibly durable and will eventually function like …

The Impact of Bone and Socket Preservation

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Treating advanced cases of dental trauma and decay can require tooth extraction, but this treatment alone cannot restore the health and balance of your smile. Following an extraction, the underlying jawbone can eventually shrink, resulting in a serious compromise of oral health. How Tooth Extraction Impacts The Jaw Bone The alveolar, or jaw bone, supports the teeth and is a …

What is Pericoronitis?

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For many people, getting their wisdom teeth removed is a pretty painless, simple process. But, there are a few cases when wisdom teeth removal is performed not as a preventative measure, but because of a severe, unpleasant infection. A condition called pericoronitis can develop when the gum tissue around the wisdom teeth become infected and inflamed. Although treatable, the condition …

What Are Wisdom Teeth And Why Remove Them?

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Do Your Wisdom Teeth Need to be Removed? Wisdom teeth are usually are removed between the ages of 17-25. Some people put off this procedure or do not have it done at all because of fear, or they think it is not necessary. What Are Wisdom Teeth, And Why Remove Them? Wisdom teeth are referred to as third molars that …