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Can I Play Sports After Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

Wisdom Tooth Extraction Recovery
Although wisdom tooth extraction may be best left until the offseason, this option isn’t always practical. Patients who play ama...

Periodontal Disease Among Top Athletes

Athlete Periodontal Disease
Are top athletes at special risk of periodontal disease and tooth decay? While you might think that being hit in the mouth by a ba...

Should Wisdom Teeth Come Out Before Braces Go On?

Should Wisdom Teeth Come Out First Before Braces Go On
Should having your child’s wisdom teeth removed be an important preparatory step before they get braces? Among some dentists, th...

Will Sleep Apnea Appliances Cause Dental Problems?

Sleep Apnea Appliance
Obstructive sleep apnea or OSA is a sleep disorder where your throat closes partly or completely, leads you to stop breathing, and...

Dental Patients with HIV Need Frequent Care

HIV Dental Care
For dental patients with HIV, obtaining regular care is crucial, yet is often neglected. Many Americans in society at large avoid ...

Implants Offer an Alternative to Dentures for Seniors

Senior Dental Implants
For senior dental patients, dental implants offer an exciting alternative to dentures. In the past, removable dentures were the ob...

Maintaining Jawbone Health

Jaw surgery
Bone grafting can be a serious surgery, one not to be undertaken without serious consideration and preparation. Understanding jaw ...

Rare — But Potentially Deadly — Oral Cancers

Rare — But Potentially Deadly — Oral Cancers
Even though oral cancers are rare, it’s important to know the signs and symptoms and to remain diligent in performing self-check...

Wisdom Tooth Removal and Nerve Damage

Wisdom Tooth Nerve Damage
You may have heard that wisdom tooth removal can cause nerve damage or other complications, but any associated risk is negligible....

Common Dental Implant Questions

Dental Implant FAQs
If you are considering getting dental implants to replace your missing teeth, you probably have many questions. This revolutionary...