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How Successful Are Dental Implants?

Dental Implant Success
Dental implants are widely considered to be the gold standard method of tooth restoration. Most dental professionals sing the prai...

What if Your Wisdom Teeth Never Erupt?

Wisdom Teeth Never Erupt
The wisdom teeth, or third molars, typically begin to develop in the preteen years and erupt sometime between the ages of 17 and 2...

Oral Surgeons Promote National Dental Hygiene Month

Dental Hygiene Month
Oral surgeons across the United States are encouraging their patients to mark National Dental Hygiene Month this October by examin...

Can You Prevent Gum Disease with a Smartphone App?

Gum Disease App
Preventing gum disease: Is there really an app for that? You rely on your smartphone for just about everything, but did you know y...

Dental Implants Are a Cost-Effective Solution for Missing Teeth

Cost-Effective Dental Implants
How does the cost of dental implants compare to other options for replacing missing teeth? If you do a little research online, you...

Traumatic Facial Injuries Caused by E-Cigarette Explosions

E-Cigarette Explosions
Use of e-cigarettes can result in traumatic facial injuries, according to recent research. Smokeless electronic cigarettes, or e-c...

Reducing Your Risk of Gum Disease

Gum Disease
Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an inflammation of the soft tissues and structures that support the teeth. Ging...

Bone Grafting for Dental Implants: Not as Scary as it Sounds

Bone Grafting for Dental Implants
Simply hearing the words “bone grafting” is enough to scare some patients, just as the thought of having a root canal makes so...

Corrective Jaw Surgery Resolves Common Bite Problems

Corrective Jaw Surgery
Corrective jaw surgery, or orthognathic surgery, can provide a solution when the jaws are not properly aligned or when the teeth d...

Congenitally Missing Teeth: Causes and Treatments

Congenitally Missing Teeth
Congenitally missing teeth (CMT), known as hypodontia, is a condition in which the permanent teeth do not develop. Hypodontia is o...