Archive for July, 2014

Do You Qualify For Corrective Jaw Surgery?

Courtesy of Have you gotten into an accident and been unlucky enough to have a misaligned jaw because of it? Were you born with an under bite? Having an unbalanced jaw can be embarrassing and painful. Your mouth problems can be keeping you from enjoying food, sleep or other basic necessities. It’s time to […]

What Are Dry Sockets, and What Can You Expect?

Getting a tooth pulled or your wisdom taken out can be painful and downright embarrassing. You might not want to see friends for days, so that they won’t make fun of you for your puffy cheeks. You can’t eat, drink and have to sit in bed all day with the inability to take care of […]

Molar Extraction Technology Helps with Dental Implants

 Oral surgery procedures like molar extraction and dental implants can sometimes be a difficult process, but new technology is making these processes better than ever. Having teeth removed and dental implants put in after a long period of time can cause several issues. The more you delay the installation of dental implants, the higher chances […]

History of Dental Implants

Dental implants are devices that are surgically installed in a patient’s mouth as a replacement for their natural, damaged teeth. These devices are thought by many to be innovative solutions to dental conditions. Although this is true, it is important to understand their early oral applications. Dental implants now play a crucial role in the […]

How Dental Care is Connected to Heart Disease

As one of the leading causes of death, heart disease is a major cause for alarm. Researchers have found that stress, an unhealthy lifestyle and food are the main causes. However, a shocking discovery was that your dental care is directly related to your heart. People who suffer from gum or periodontal disease have a […]

Caring For Dental Implants

After dental implant surgery, it’s important that you continue to clean and maintain them. Dental implants are just like natural teeth in that they must be protected from the rigors of daily life. Plaque, bacteria, and other germs can still become caught within the space between your implant and the bone. Failure to practice proper […]

Do I Need Corrective Jaw Surgery?

If you are one of those people who have misaligned teeth and jaws that create an improper bite, you are very well someone who could benefit greatly from having corrective jaw surgery. The growth of the human jaw is a gradual process and it is common for both the upper and lower jaws to occasionally […]

What are the benefits of dental implants?

Dental implants offer many benefits, including a great smile. Because this is a form of treatment that a person is not accustomed to having done on a regular basis, it can make the decision seem a bit more overwhelming. If you are struggling with the option of getting dental implants to correct any issues with […]


When wisdom teeth are removed at a younger age, the development of permanent periodontal problems is reduced significantly. It is easy to assess the potential problems with wisdom teeth at an early age – I recommend about age 15. It is an easier procedure all the way around and waiting increases the risks of irreversible […]


I have reported a number of times in the past how holding onto your third molar teeth leads to problems including periodontal disease on the adjacent teeth and can lead to bone loss on those teeth. In a recent article, the authors showed a procedure where they preemptively grafted the third molar sockets right at […]