Archive for July, 2014
Will Wisdom Teeth Someday Become Obsolete?
Most people are familiar with third molars, more commonly known as “wisdom teeth”. It is usually suggested that a young adult entering the “age of wisdom” have any existing wisdom teeth removed prior to developing any problems. Because most people’s mouth do not have room for these third sets of molars, the remaining wisdom teeth […]
Soft & Healthy Foods After Dental Implant Surgery
On our website and social media channels, we have thoroughly explained why and how oral surgery is beneficial. Here’s a reason that has gone unmentioned: it will make you appreciate the solid foods and acidic drinks that you aren’t able to eat or drink immediately after your procedure. Sandwiches, chips, and orange juice should all […]
5 Minutes to a Younger Face: BOTOX®
Who doesn’t know someone who has had BOTOX® injections? What is BOTOX®? What are the side effects? Will it give me botulism? Rest assured, these are all questions we are used to hearing in our practice. So in response to overwhelming interest in and mounting requests for information, we are offering answers to some of […]
Could Diamonds be an Oral Surgeon’s Best Friend?
We routinely replace missing teeth with dental implants here in our office. Dental implants are artificial tooth “roots” made of titanium used to anchor dental prostheses, including crowns, and implant supported bridges and dentures. One of the largest factors in successful dental implant placement is adequate, healthy bone density to anchor the post. Unfortunately, not […]
The 6 Tips Your Toothbrush Wants to Tell You
You already know how important I am to your oral health. That’s why you brush your teeth for two minutes twice a day. However, are you aware of how much bacteria lives on your toothbrush? Researchers have found that a single toothbrush can have as many as 10 million germs and bacteria! But, don’t let […]
Five Surprising Cavity Killers
The Green Goblin of oral hygiene is an influx of cavities in one’s mouth. Most patients are aware that brushing and flossing is the central defender of cavities. However, few people know about these foods, drinks, or tips that may help prevent cavities and tooth decay. 1) Cheese- Evidently, being cheesy isn’t always a bad thing. Casein, […]