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What is Marsupialization of a Keratocyst?

Marsupialization is a conservative and non-invasive surgical option to treat keratocysts, especially in the case of large cysts, or with very young or old patients. Research has shown that marsupialization, which creates a pouch-like openin...
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Oral Mucoceles: What Causes Them and How to Treat Them

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Oral mucoceles, sometimes called an oral mucous cyst, is a harmless, painless swelling on the lip or inside of the mouth.
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Sore Spot: Your Oral Surgeon Can Treat Scar Tissue in Your Mouth

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You know what’s irritating? That … that, right there! That sore spot in your mouth that nobody else can see – except for your hygienist and ...
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Oral Cancer: Survival Rate Increases with Early Detection

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Doctors are reporting that one side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic is that people are putting off critical screening and diagnostic tests f...
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Dental Surgery Tourism Grows in Popularity but Can Be a Risky Trip

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that medical tourism, including dental surgery, is a worldwide, multibillion-dolla...
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Bad Habits for Oral Health

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Regularly brushing and flossing are necessary habits to keep your teeth and gums healthy. However, many people have other not-so-healthy hab...
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Common Oral Health Problems in Senior Citizens

Oral health is important in all stages of life. As you age, you may face unique oral health challenges that don't affect younger patients as...
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Texas Dentists Discuss the Five Benefits of Flossing Your Teeth

Flossing is one of the best things you can do to maintain your great smile for the rest of your life.
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Dental Anxiety

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If you suffer from dental anxiety, you’re not alone. An estimated 15% of Americans report that they have some level of dental anxiety. Peopl...
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Oral Cancer is on the Rise

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Oral and oropharyngeal cancer is on the rise. Symptoms of this cancer can present as canker sores or an infection that doesn’t want to heal.
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