Month: March 2020

Common Questions About Impacted Wisdom Teeth

One of the most well-known facts about third molars, which are often known as wisdom teeth, is the fact that many people who have them often have to have them extracted. However, even when wisdom teeth start to cause trouble, many people fail to recognize the warning, or believe that it isn’t that big of… Read more »

What Dental Implants Can Do for a Smile that’s Lost Teeth

Replacing a tooth that’s been lost or extracted does a lot for your smile and oral health. You can regain the confidence you once had knowing your smile looks complete again, and the enjoyment of eating many of your favorite foods again. However, many modern tooth replacement options are limited in what all they can… Read more »

Why Is Tooth Loss Such a Big Deal?

When many people think about tooth loss, the condition seems devastating for numerous different reasons. To some, it’s because of the impact that tooth loss does or can have on their smiles’ appearance, which can be more significant the more teeth are lost. There are also consequences for your bite’s function, which can suffer when… Read more »

Signs that You Should Extract Your Third Molars

Even if you’ve never had to remove any of your wisdom teeth, or haven’t developed any, you may be familiar with the common problems they can cause. In fact, when most people talk about wisdom teeth, it’s in the context of having to remove them due to the complications they’re causing, or in surprise that… Read more »

A Tooth’s Journey to Needing Extraction

A lot of the problems that commonly affect people’s oral health are preventable under most circumstances. The reason they often develop is due to a vulnerability in your dental hygiene routine and/or preventive dental care schedule, even a slight one. The same is true for many of the conditions that lead to tooth loss or… Read more »

When Is Jawbone Grafting a Good Idea?

When you experience tooth loss, the missing space (or spaces) in your smile can lead to several negative consequences for your oral health and structures. For instance, the jawbone structure that supports and sustains your teeth roots can suffer from the lack of stimulation. Your bite overall can experience trouble as your remaining teeth struggle… Read more »

Some of the Greatest Benefits of Dental Implants

Describing all of the benefits of dental implants for restoring your lost teeth can take a long time, and many of those benefits may not be noticeable at first. Typically, the majority of these advantages stem from the fact that, unlike more conventional tooth replacement options, implant restorations are supported by posts that closely mimic… Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Address Tooth Loss

Dental emergencies, which can often obviously require immediate attention, aren’t the only causes for people to lose teeth. In fact, more people experience tooth loss due to a chronic oral health condition known as gum disease. When you lose a tooth due to something that doesn’t seem like an emergency, the need to replace the… Read more »

An Overview of Jawbone Grafting

Oral surgery offers a number of solutions for dealing with oral health concerns that are too complex for general dental treatment. Issues that can impact structures beyond your teeth and gums, such as your upper or lower jawbone, may require surgery to address in a successful manner. In some cases, that solution includes surgically grafting… Read more »

A Closer Look at Your Wisdom Teeth

Unlike many common oral health problems, those that result from the improper eruption of your wisdom teeth (or third molars) can be difficult to predict. Wisdom teeth can more easily become impacted than other types of teeth because they’re the last ones to develop along your dental ridges. Yet, they don’t always become impacted, and… Read more »