Oral surgery

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Oral surgery

Oral surgery is a practice that has been around for centuries. Oral surgery is a generic term for a number of different surgeries and procedures     First of all, keep in mind that the term "oral surgery" includes a lot more than just the mouth. It can also include the chin, upper read more

Bone grafting

Bone grafting Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that places new bone or a replacement material into spaces between or around broken bone (fractures) or in holes in bone (defects) to aid in healing. There are lots of things that affect the bone volume including periodontal disease, trauma and read more

Alveoplasty

Alveoplasty is the name of the surgery by which the jawbone is smoothed out after the extraction of one or more teeth. After the extraction of a tooth, the jawbone in the extraction area possesses uneven points. These high and low points in the jawbone cause discomfort to the individual. These may c read more

Apicectomy

The roots of the teeth extend to the jawbone and effectively hold the teeth. Frontal teeth have generally one root, while premolars and molars have two or more roots. The end or tip of the root of the tooth is called apex. The apex is the location from where the blood vessels and nerves enter the to read more

Bone cysts

Bone cysts are cysts which can exist on the bone of any part of the body or particularly the jaw. There are three types of bone cysts; simple bone cysts, aneurysmal bone cysts and traumatic bone cysts. A small or simple bone cyst is relatively common and it is a fluid containing lesion or cavity in read more

Minor trauma to the lips or tongue

Mouth injuries are very common, in particular, children often face such injuries. The injuries of the mouth might involve the lips, tongue, teeth, jaw, inner cheeks, gums, roof of the mouth, and even neck and tonsils. It has often been observed that mouth injuries seem to be more severe than they read more

After care following tooth extraction

After tooth extraction, it is exceptionally important that the area heal smoothly and quickly. Usually, dentists have an already prepared printed document which is furnished to the patient after tooth extraction surgery. This document includes all the points which involve the aftercare of tooth extr read more

Extractions - simple

There are numerous reasons why people need to have their teeth extracted by dentists. The most important of these reasons is pain, for whatever reason, the tooth has immense pain and people want to get rid of such teeth as quickly as possible. If other alternative methods of treatments are possible, read more

Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom teeth are the last teeth at the end of the upper and lower gums. Some people just don't develop them, and at sixty or seventy years of age still don't have their wisdom teeth. Referred to as molars, people usually develop four of them, though there are many cases where people have less than f read more

Dental implants

When a person loses a tooth, it can cause people to suffer from various physical and psychological problems. In some severe cases, these problems can include: depression, poor self-esteem and speech problems. Tooth loss can greatly affect a persons daily life, it can essentially control how we behav read more

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