One of the more serious post-operative complications after a wisdom tooth extraction is the presence of sustained numbness. Here are some of the reasons why it may have occurred and what can be done about it.
Wisdom tooth removal is considered to be more technique sensitive than any other kind of extraction. As a result, the likelihood of post-operative complications is increased. We outline some common complications and the best way to prevent them.
The promise of stem cells for treating chronic diseases like diabetes to growing new teeth has been around for quite some time now. We take a look at the reason why wisdom teeth are used to harvest stem cells and how far we have come in this field.
It is extremely easy for our wisdom teeth to get infected for a variety of reasons. The treatment may or may not involve its extraction. This article will help you understand why the infection occurs, the treatments available, and the best course forward.
Patients often have some misplaced conception about dentistry and getting their wisdom teeth extracted in particular. We outline the procedure of surgical wisdom tooth extraction in this article and the aftercare steps to minimize infection afterward.
Getting your wisdom tooth extracted is not the most pleasant of experiences, however, these simple 5 tips will help minimize the possibility of infection after wisdom tooth removal.
Dental bridges are popular options for permanent tooth replacement and are used in a variety of situations. In this article, we take a look at the most popular techniques being used as well as some of their advantages and disadvantages.
People who suffer from gum disease end up needing permanent tooth replacement quite often. What are the options available to them? Which among those is the best? We have the answer.
How far are we from obtaining the holy grail of dentistry, the ability to simply regrow a missing tooth? Is it even possible or just a science fiction dream? We examine the evidence.
There are so many different kinds of dentist specializations that it can be difficult to figure out who does what. We break down which kind of dentist to consult for permanent tooth replacement you should see.