Sinus Lift: What is it and Why is it Necessary?

Losing a tooth in the upper row of your teeth as an adult can be an unfortunate experience for cosmetic and practical reasons. Getting a dental implant is the appropriate solution to this problem. Sometimes, however, another problem is discovered: bone loss. If you lose a tooth and it is discovered that you have significant bone loss due to — for instance — advanced periodontal disease, then it is likely that you will need to have a sinus lift prior to the placement of a dental implant. Here, we discuss what exactly a sinus lift is and why it is necessary in these cases.

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How to Alleviate Anxiety Before Dental Implant Surgery

Dental implants can completely transform your smile. They can also fill you with anxiety about the procedure itself. Anxiety about dental implants is commonplace, but in reality there’s little to worry about. Each year, millions of people get dental implants to replace missing teeth. The treatment has been shown time and again to be safe and nearly pain-free. Still, if you think you may have anxiety before dental implants, here some tips to alleviate that anxiety.
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The Most Common Problems Created by Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Statistics from the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) indicates that 9 out of 10 people suffer from at least one impacted wisdom tooth. An impacted wisdom tooth is one that is unable to erupt from the gum due to its contrary position or lack of space in the jaw.

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Wisdom Teeth: 5 Myths and Realities

Several misunderstandings swirl around wisdom teeth, which dentists often call third molars. Let’s tackle a few.

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