Archive for December, 2017

Caring for Your Teeth During and After the Holidays

Throughout the winter, especially around the holidays, we allow ourselves to indulge in a plethora of sweet treats. We’ve been good all year, so we deserve a few treats, right? Of course! However, while our taste buds may be in heaven, our teeth can suffer dire consequences if not taken care of properly. With that […]

Be Wise After Your Wisdom Tooth Extraction: Know These Basic Aftercare Tips

If your dentist says the words “wisdom tooth extraction,” your first instinct is to probably go into panic mode. But fear not, it won’t be as bad as you think. In fact, you’ll probably feel better after they’re out since they’re most likely crowding your other teeth and affecting your oral health. The most important […]

Frequently Asked Questions About TMJ Dysfunction: Is Oral Surgery An Option?

TMJ, also known as temporomandibular joint dysfunction, is a condition involving pain in the jaw joint and surrounding area. Up to 15% of those who experience TMJ develop chronic TMJ dysfunction. TMJ is the result of the jaw or muscles in the area becoming disrupted. Those who suffer from the condition often experience facial pain, […]

A Brief History of Dental Implants

Dental implants have been used for thousands of years. Although the methods of replacing lost teeth might not have been very pleasant back in the day, people have always understood the importance of a good-looking smile. Today, with the help of oral surgeon practices, dental implants are a common procedure and according to scientific literature, […]