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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...

Women’s Oral Health Influenced by Hormones

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Unlike men, women’s oral health can be significantly affected by the unique hormonal changes they experience throughout their li...

Dental Implant Tips for a Successful Recovery

Dental Implant Recovery Tips
The success rate of dental implants is high. According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), mor...

3 Reasons to See Your Oral Surgeon

See Your Oral Surgeon
When is it time to see your oral surgeon for an exam? Although your family dentist can assist with your periodic oral health exams...

Can Your Oral Health Suffer from Piercings?

Oral Health Piercing
Can your oral health be compromised by piercings on your tongue, lips, cheeks or uvula? These body adornments may look cool, but t...

Understanding Oral Cancer: Are You at Risk?

Understanding Oral Cancer
Oral cancer will strike more than 48,000 U.S. residents in 2016, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). That’s equal to...

Dental Implants or a Bridge: Which Is Right for You?

Dental Implants vs. Bridges
Both dental implants and fixed bridges can be used to successfully restore gaps in your smile. For decades, bridges were the go-to...

Research Links Head and Neck Cancer with Poor Oral Hygiene

Head and Neck Cancer Hygiene
Dental professionals have long believed that head and neck cancer (HNC) may be associated with lack of oral hygiene, and now that ...