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Dentists and oral surgeons perform tooth extractions for many reasons. The issue may be a painful wisdom tooth or a tooth that has been badly damaged by decay. In some cases, a dentist will remove a tooth to make space for dental prosthetics or braces.
This month, in our introduction to Implants Today, let’s briefly discuss the many variations that exist in implant applications as we consider implant treatment for our patients. As the dental implant industry has grown over the past 10 years,
The scale of “sugar addiction” in England and Wales has been laid bare in data showing that 170 children and teenagers a day are having operations in NHS hospitals to remove multiple teeth that have been rotted by sugar.
Children found to have severe dental decay should be referred to NHS safeguarding teams because it may be an indicator of wider neglect at home, experts have warned. Researchers at King’s College Hospital in London said untreated tooth pain should “ring alarm bells” for any clinician.
The topic of guided full-arch surgery is something I have been following for many years, and I have favored non-guided full-arch surgery in the past. However, because of recent advancements, many of which are outlined in this month’s article by Drs. Ganz and Tawil, I have now embraced full-arch guided surgery as part
The Texas Academy of General Dentistry (TAGD) has named John A. Valenza, DDS, its 2019 Texas Dentist of the Year. Valenza is a distinguished teaching professor and dean of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry (UTSD).
About half of adults have bad breath at some point, says the American Dental Association. Medically called halitosis, it is frequently caused by eating certain potent foods, smoking or dry mouth.
Braces won't suddenly give you more confidence, even if they give you a winning smile, Australian researchers say. They came to that conclusion after following nearly 500 young people in Australia from age 13 to 30.