Archive for the ‘ Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery ’ Category

Dental Implants: calculating the cost and value.

The old saying goes you can’t buy happiness. While that may be true, you can put a price on the next best thing: a perfect smile. Missing a tooth or multiple teeth and want to make a “grin-vestment”? Health professionals agree dental implants are your most effective option. Smiling not only looks good, but is […]

Who Should Remove Your Wisdom Teeth?

So you’ve been feeling a bit of pain in your wisdom teeth and, after consulting your dentist, have been told you need to have them extracted. ‘Wonderful!’ you might be thinking (though not quite so enthusiastically…). Once you’ve come to grips with the news, it’s time to shift from ‘shock’ to ‘solution’ mode, which raises […]

9 Questions on Wisdom Teeth Removal Surgery Answered

  The decision to have your wisdom teeth (also known as third molars) removed is an important one. Whether your wisdom teeth are impacted or not, it’s a decision that will ‘impact’ your oral hygiene and habits for the rest of your life. To help demystify the procedure, we’ve put together a short FAQ about […]

Are Dental implants and Adolescents compatible?

  When considering a dental implant placement on teenagers, the consensus amongst health care providers has been to postpone placement until the growth of both the face and jaw are complete. Generally speaking, a teenager’s jaw continues to grow until the age of 16 to 18 in girls, and for boys this age increases to […]