Articles relevant to: Oral Surgery

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Dental Treatment Recovery Issues

Dental Treatment Recovery Issues

If you’ve had dental work done recently or are planning to have work done soon, you may be curious about issues that can arise during the recovery period. There are a few items to be aware of after having a dental treatment done, such as what to do if your mouth gets infected, how to handle any residual pain, and how long you should follow the post-treatment instructions your doctor or surgeon gave you.

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What is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon?

What is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon?

Have you ever had a serious dental emergency? We’re talking about more than just a chipped tooth or bleeding gums, however traumatic those may seem at the time. This is a discussion about true medical disasters like a hockey puck to the face or a tumour in your mouth. When you suffer something serious, you need a specialized caregiver for your mouth, head, and jaws. These professionals are Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. You need to understand what they do if you ever need their services. Here’s a guide on oral and maxillofacial surgeons.

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What is the Purpose of Getting Your Wisdom Teeth Taken Out?

What is the Purpose of Getting Your Wisdom Teeth Taken Out?

Wisdom tooth removal is one of the most commonly performed dentistry procedures. Your wisdom teeth are four large molars that emerge at the very back corners of your mouth, and they will normally come through when you are between 18 and 25 (though they can appear earlier or later). Wisdom tooth removal may be recommended if the teeth they fail to come through in the proper way, or if they begin to cause problems. It is important to note that wisdom tooth removal may be necessary even if a tooth is not causing any pain, so the potential need for wisdom tooth removal is one of many reasons why you should regularly see your dentist for a check-up.

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