We have all most probably been privy to plenty of comical videos of people under the effects of sedation after undergoing wisdom teeth extraction surgery. So what is the big deal exactly with sedation and wisdom teeth surgery?
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It is quite important to rely on the advice of your dentist or Oral Surgeon as to the decision of removing wisdom teeth, which very much varies case by case. Following such advice is a sound practice if you undergo regular check-ups. In such cases, examinations or x-rays will identify when wisdom teeth will grow in crooked and the recommendation is given to avoid complications and pain. However, should a case go undetected by prevention, a number of factors can influence the urgency of having these molars taken out. Let’s take a look at some of the key factors that impact why and when to have your wisdom teeth removed.
There is a reason as to why Dental Implants have become the first choice vs. other missing-teeth solutions; dental implant therapy by far outperforms other missing-teeth replacement solutions, but let’s take a look at what kind of benefits we’re talking about.
The removal of wisdom teeth, otherwise known as third-molar removal surgery, is a widely performed surgery that removes impacted third-molar teeth. In the U.S alone, about 5 million people undergo the surgery each year. Typically, patients fall in the range of 18 to 25 years of age, which is the normal time range at which wisdom teeth pierce through the gum line.
Before we explore the cost of dental implants, let’s do a quick overview of what dental implants are.
Dental implants are the most natural solution to missing teeth, whether it is one or multiple teeth, dental implants offer a number of benefits that are superior to other missing teeth replacement alternatives- such as bridges and dentures.
A dental implant is an artificial root- similar to the natural dental root, which is generally made-up of titanium. The dental implant is inserted into the jawbone underneath the gumline by an oral surgeon. It acts as an anchor to a crown or an artificial tooth that is attached to the implant.
What is the investment needed for a dental implant?
Whether you have just received a recommendation from your dentist to receive dental implant therapy, or whether you have already decided to take on dental implant therapy, you will want to know what kind of an investment is associated with this treatment. Read More…
There are many reasons you might need to replace a tooth; these can range from the result of an accident to a genetic predisposition. For those who have had the misfortune of having lost one or more teeth, the consequences can be quite challenging to cope with. Alongside aesthetic issues, the loss of a tooth can have negative repercussions of both psychological and physiological natures.
Let’s take a look at a few:
You may have asked yourself if dental implants are right for someone who is diabetic. Are they safe? How is treatment any different than for non-diabetics? To provide a proper answer, it helps to explore diabetes and dental implants in a bit more detail. After all, there are different types of diabetes and implant treatments; depending on the types, different considerations and precautions will be needed prior to and after the procedure. Let’s take a quick look at each.
Having a smile with a missing or loose tooth can surely reduce the quality of life for any given person, which is why it is important to consider the options to replace missing teeth. Indeed, one of the best options to replace missing teeth due to a number of advantages is getting dental implants.
Dental implants have the great benefit that unlike other options, this is the one that resembles the closest to a natural tooth, as well as providing strong bone health benefits.
In this article, we will address the top questions that patients should be asking their dentist before getting dental implant therapy.
A Dental implant is an artificial root (similar to a tooth root) generally made up of titanium, which is inserted surgically into the jawbone beneath the gum line. The implant acts as an anchor for an artificial tooth that is in turn attached to the implant.  Dental implants, contrary to dentures and bridges, do not come loose and need not be attached to other teeth. To read more on being a potential implant therapy candidate, read our blog on the subject.
Choosing a dental implant specialist is an important decision. Odds are you will only need to have such a procedure done a single time in your life. When faced with such an important once-in-a-lifetime decision, what factors should you consider? We have put together a short list of 5 questions that you should have answers on about your dental implant specialist before getting a dental implant treatment. Read More…