The Impact of Frenectomy on Oral Health

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A frenectomy is a dental procedure involving removing a frenulum (a small fold of tissue that limits the movement of specific organs in the body). While this procedure is commonly performed for orthodontic and speech purposes, it addresses various functional issues. This article explores the types of frenectomy used in dentistry, focusing on lingual and…

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Bone Graft And Dental Implants

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Bone grafting has many practical dental applications, primarily in combinationfor replacement of missing teeth with dental implants. Patients may need a dental bone graft to increase the amount and quality of bone in a specific part of the jaw where bone material has been lost or where additional bone support is needed. What Is a…

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Guide To Wisdom Teeth Removal

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What To Expect Following Wisdom Teeth Removal Wisdom teeth (third molars) generally erupt into the mouth between the ages of 16 and 25. These molars come in just behind our 2nd molars. Most people develop four wisdom teeth. At the same time, others may develop less or even sometimes more than 4. Wisdom teeth typically become an issue because of…

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What Is Dry Socket?

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  A dry socket (also referred to as alveolar osteitis) is a severe dental condition that can occur after removing a permanent adult tooth. Most patients understand there will be some level of discomfort following any oral surgery procedure. Many are prescribed pain medication before leaving their dental office. Generally, most patients do not even need…

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What Is A Dry Socket?

Dry socket (also called medically as alveolar osteitis) is a very painful dental condition that can sometimes happen following removal of a permanent adult tooth. Dry socket occurs when the blood clot at the area of tooth removal fails to develop, or it dislodges or dissolves before the wound has fully healed. Having a tooth removed by your…

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Antibiotics And Dental Infections

Dental Infections (also referred to as an abscess) generally develops as a result of untreated tooth decay and poor oral hygiene. However, a dental infection can also develop from other reasons previous dental work or traumatic injury. When a dental infection begins to develop, a pocket of pus forms in the mouth as a result of an overwhelming…

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Alternatives To Tooth Extraction

  If you have a damaged (from tooth decay or even periodontal disease) or traumatized tooth, extraction is not the only option as there is a chance that you can save your natural tooth. Whenever possible, it is always better to save your teeth rather than lose them, as missing teeth have negative effects on…

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What To Expect After Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom teeth or third molars generally erupt into the mouth between the ages of 17 and 25. These molars come in behind our 2nd molars which came in at about 12 years old. Most people develop 4 wisdom teeth, while others may develop less or even sometimes more than 4. Wisdom teeth commonly become an…

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