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Most denture wearers have a love-hate relationship with their false teeth. While dentures are an effective way to completely replace all of the upper or lower teeth, they require a great deal of patience. They don’t function as well as natural teeth, sometimes limiting your...

When should you be concerned about recurrent headaches? Headaches can stem from tension and stress, extreme concentration, dehydration, sinus pressure, high blood pressure, and more. In fact, most of us experience headaches so frequently that they can begin to feel “normal”. The truth is that the...

Any form of cancer that is detected within the mouth, on the lips, on the tongue, or in the throat may be defined as oral cancer. As is typically the case with any disease, early detection and early treatment can save lives. With current research, the...

Bruxism and other TMJ disorders are common dental conditions experienced by millions of patients each year. Some patients experience these conditions periodic ally in response to stress or fatigue. For others, the conditions are chronic and ongoing, to the point of pain or damage to...

Preparing to have a tooth extracted can provoke feelings of nervousness and uncertainty. If you don’t know what to expect, or worse, you have heard frightening stories from friends, your level of anxiety can reach tremendous heights. Modern dentistry provides your oral surgeon with the tools...

“For my oral surgery procedure, just knock me out and wake me when it’s over.” This is a common sentiment among patients who are preparing for most dental procedures, especially oral surgery. The feeling is understandable since nervousness and apprehension can make a dental experience...

When discussing the potential complications of wisdom teeth extraction, an oral surgeon will often include dry sockets in the list. A dry socket is a painful condition that can develop following a tooth extraction. Although dry sockets can occur with any permanent tooth extraction, they are...

Dental implants are becoming increasingly popular for tooth replacement. The technology is far superior to other alternatives, like fixed permanent bridges. One of the major benefits of dental implants is their fit with the natural teeth that remain in the mouth. Dental implants are free-standing, requiring...