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 …

How Smoking can Lead to Dental Implant Failure

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A Dental implant is one of the most popular treatments for replacing missing teeth. Dental implants are a permanent solution to restoring your teeth to their natural look and feel. Because dental implants treatment requires oral surgery, special care must be taken to ensure implant success. Smoking is known to be a major contributor of implant failure. Smoking and Increased Risk Dental implants are …

Why Refusing Dental Implant Treatment Can Be A Self Confidence Killer

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Dental Implants: What Happens Without Treatment? Your smile is one of the first things that people notice when they meet you. A beautiful smile is a sign of health and youth. Missing teeth, however, can have a negative effect, impacting your appearance and harming your confidence. Treatment Options For Replacing Missing Teeth Common treatments to replace missing teeth include partials, …

Dental Implants can Instantly Improve Your Appearance New Jersey

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Dental Implants can Instantly Improve Your Appearance If you are unhappy with your facial appearance, you may have considered plastic surgery procedures that could lift, tuck, and reshape problem areas. However, for those that need to take care of missing or damaged teeth, dental implants may provide a solution for both areas. Not only do they serve as great way …

Best Anesthesia Option for Your Procedure From Prestige Oral Surgery

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Questions about choosing the best anesthesia option for your procedure? Dr Mohammed Erakat offer this advice: Dental phobia is a real, often overwhelming reality for thousands of people. At Prestige Oral Surgery, we want you to be completely relaxed and calm for your procedure. We are committed to understanding the very real nature of your fears. Together, we will determine …

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 …