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Understanding How Tooth Extractions Work

Dental extractions are not just limited to kids with inadequate space or crowding issues. The dental surgical procedure can also apply to older adults, especially when a patient has a significant tooth decay or has been damaged by an accide...
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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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Frequently Asked Questions About Removing Tori

Tori, also known as mandibular tori, is an oral disease that affects five to ten percent of the adult population. While the condition is typ...
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Tongue Reduction Surgery: What Patients Need to Know

Tongue reduction surgery might sound a bit strange, but there are certain patients who benefit tremendously from tongue reduction surgery. W...
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What to Do When an Adult Tooth Falls Out

When you are young, losing a tooth can be a magical experience. It is a rite of passage, signifying you are growing up, and in some cases a ...
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Understanding Ridge Expansion or Modification

For more than 50 years people have been able to smile with pride thanks to the revolutionary work of Per-Ingvar Brånemark, a Swedish physici...
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Understanding Dental Bone Regeneration and Grafting

When it comes to oral function and aesthetics most of the attention is focused on healthy, strong teeth. Behind the average smile, however, ...
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Everything You Need to Know About Socket Preservation

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Most humans have 32 teeth and every single one of them is precious, but there may come a time where a tooth needs to be extracted because of...
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5 Common Misconceptions About Dental Bone Grafts

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As the United States population continues to age and dental implants increasingly become a popular alternative to dentures and bridges, more...
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What Does an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Do?

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons are dentists who pursue rigorous additional surgical specialty training of four or six years after completio...
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