Posts Tagged ‘ tooth decay ’

The Risk of Putting Off Extraction of Wisdom Teeth / Asymptomatic Third Molars

An article in the May 2015 issue of JOMS looks at the likelihood that wisdom teeth will need to be removed. (J Oral Maxillofac Surg 73:806-811, 2015). The conclusion is that in most cases the wisdom teeth do need to be removed. What the article does not show specifically and what we know from practice experience is that […]

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 […]

History of Oral Surgery

Oral surgery has played a large role in ancient and modern-day societies alike. Over the years, oral surgery has helped improve the oral health and quality of life of communities around the world. As oral surgeons and dental implant specialists, we believe it is important to revisit the crucial role our industry has played in an effort to appreciate […]

Smile-Friendly Summer Food & Drinks

Wagner Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Specialists understands that nobody wants to undergo oral surgery this summer, so we created a list that informs consumers about what food and beverages they can enjoy this summer. The great thing about this list? You guessed it. These foods and beverages help promote healthy oral care. Oral surgery […]

Why Dental Implants Are Necessary

What would you do if you went to the dentist to get two or three teeth pulled, then woke up and realized that all of your teeth were pulled out? Sounds like a nightmare, right? It was a reality for a 21-year-old Indiana man who went to a dentist to get three painful teeth pulled. […]

American Heart Association Retreats From Link Between Gum and Heart Disease

After decades of advice to brush and floss regularly as a way to combat heart disease and stroke, the American Heart Association has now retreated.

Best Foods For Your Teeth

Last week, we started off with the bad news, Foods Bad For Your Smile. Now- the good news. Here are some of the best foods and drinks for your teeth: Green Tea There are several health benefits in green tea because of its high antioxidant count. These antioxidant compounds can also prevent plaque build up, […]

February is Oral Health Month!

In honor of Oral Health Month, we would like to help raise the awareness of overall oral health. It’s never too late to develop good habits that will lead to healthy teeth and gums. Here are several tips to ensure lifelong oral health: Floss daily to remove the plaque build up between teeth and under […]

Beware Of Over-consumption Of Sports And Energy Drinks

Sports and energy drinks may cause damage tooth enamel.