Archive for September, 2014
CONFERENCE ON THIRD MOLARS
AAOMS (America Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons) recently published the proceedings form the third molar multidisciplinary conference in September of 2012. This was a compilation of research and articles on subject. There had previously been published a White Paper on removal of third molar teeth. These were published to address questions regarding the appropriateness […]
PERIODONTAL DEFECTS AND WISDOM TEETH
When we remove wisdom teeth at an earlier age, the sites typically heal in very nicely without periodontal defects. As we age, the risk of developing and retaining periodontal defects on the teeth next to the wisdom teeth increases.
WISDOM TEETH AND PERIODONTAL HEALTH
Early removal of impacted wisdom teeth by an experienced oral surgeon results in an improved periodontal prognosis on the adjacent teeth. With years of experience in removing wisdom teeth on people of all ages, we have known for years that keeping the wisdom teeth often leads to periodontal problems on the adjacent teeth that in […]
WATER BOTTLES TO BRAZIL: RECYCLING
Some people might beg to differ, but I am not a hoarder or a pack rat. In fact, I have spent quite a bit of time over the past few years trying to downsize and simplify my life (see the book: Freedom of Simplicity by Richard Foster).