Dry socket is one of the most painful conditions that may affect a person’s mouth and is a typical complication that can occur after having a tooth extracted. Dry socket can cause a person to have sensitivity in the affected area. Even though it is not something that most people want to go through, it is essential to gain an understanding of the signs and symptoms, as well as the treatments that are available, in order to obtain relief and avoid further pain or infection. (more…)
Wisdom teeth removal is one of the most common procedures in maxillofacial surgeries. It can be challenging since it involves many elements, such as jaw pain, swelling, and lessened swallowing. It can also be a lengthy process, with the healing period lasting several months. Although wisdom teeth removal has many possible complications, most patients get through it just fine. You need to understand the signs and symptoms of postoperative complications so that you do not delay seeking treatment and become a more severe case that may require hospitalization. (more…)
Toothaches have been with us since the evolution of teeth and extracting teeth. I wonder what poor Homo erectus did when suffering with a toothache. He probably just suffered and probably became very bad tempered.
If you have a tooth that is giving you difficulty, it may be in your best interests to have it extracted. One of the most common questions that we get is whether to perform a surgical, or non surgical removal. In this blog, we will look at the pros and cons of surgical and non surgical methods, the cost of each, recovery time and more. Let’s get right in!
Getting a tooth pulled is never fun, but there are times when it is better to extract a tooth than leave it alone. Most of these reasons have to do with supporting your oral health and indeed, your overall health. Medical professionals believe that an infected tooth can even have consequences for a patient’s cardiovascular system. For some reason, bacteria from a decayed tooth sometimes attack the arteries and valves of the heart. Here are some good reasons to get a tooth pulled:
Many of us find ourselves in the dentist chair getting ready to have our wisdom teeth pulled out with a lot of questions still unanswered. Why do we have these unwanted teeth? Why do I have to have them pulled out? How much is this going to hurt? Your dentist will answer most of your questions for you, but there’s still a lot about these teeth that you still might not know. Here’s everything you need to know about wisdom teeth, or “love teeth” in Korean.