Daily Archives: July 2, 2014

Otolaryngologists (ear, nose and throat doctors) frequently treat patients with sinus infections, and research has shown that between 10 and 12 percent of sinus infections are caused by dental problems, especially root canal lesions (abscesses). The otolaryngology literature reports that the dental-related causes of maxillary sinusitis are often underdiagnosed, leading...
Denture wearers know the problems that are just part of having dentures: loose dentures; especially the bottom denture; dealing with adhesives; food getting caught between the denture and the gum; and daily cleaning. When someone loses their teeth, they may think that dealing with the hassles of dentures is...

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Why do I need to have my wisdom teeth removed?

My patients often know that wisdom teeth usually at some point need to be extracted, but are unclear as to why, when and what...

Potential Damage of Oral Piercings

With the popularity of oral piercings today, you can get your cheeks, tongue, lip, parts of your gums, or even your uvula (the small...

Which Treatment Options Are Available for Worn Down Teeth?

While our teeth experience normal wear and tear, teeth can experience damage that goes beyond what’s considered normal. Worn down teeth can impact your chewing,...

The Five Stages of Cavity Formation

Have you ever wondered how a cavity forms? Oftentimes we go to the dentist and it seems that the cavity has just appeared there...

The Connection between TMJ and the Body

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction, or TMJ, is a problem that affects the jaw as well as the joint and muscles surrounding the jaw. Research has...