The Health Effects Of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Impacted wisdom teeth are very common and in many cases never pose a problem. In other instances, however, they can have a detrimental effect on your health if not treated. If you have an impacted wisdom tooth, visit a family dentist who will evaluate your situation and recommend the appropriate treatment. Here are some potential negative health effects that can occur if impacted wisdom teeth are not recognized and appropriately treated. [Read More]

Demystifying 3 Myths About Pediatric Oral Health

Pediatric dental health is an issue that many parents neglect. Additionally, there is a lot of misinformation, leading to the spread of myths that can harm a child's dental health. For instance, some people believe it is unnecessary to take a child to a pediatric dentist until all their baby teeth or permanent teeth grow. However, it is crucial to take your child to their first dental appointment before they turn one or as soon as the first tooth shows up to help monitor tooth development and catch issues before they spread or worsen. [Read More]

Under Pressure: What’s That Strange Sense of Excess Pressure on Your New Dental Implant?

The finishing touch for your dental implant procedure is the addition of your new dental crown—which is the prosthetic tooth attached to the implant. With the dental implant in your jaw serving as an artificial tooth root and the dental crown acting as a replacement tooth, everything should feel as though a new natural tooth has regrown in your jaw. So why do your jaw and your new implant feel a little strange when you close your mouth? [Read More]

Your Wisdom Teeth Guide

As a baby and young child, your primary teeth—or baby teeth—erupt. They help you eat and speak, but they also serve as placeholders for your permanent teeth. Your wisdom teeth are a group of permanent teeth that don't erupt until you are older, and they often cause problems. If you would like to know more, keep reading. What Are Wisdom Teeth? Wisdom teeth are also known as your third molars. You grow four at the back of your mouth. [Read More]