Oral Pathology

Glossary of Important Dental Terms, Part 2

November 21, 2022

A well-informed patient is a healthier patient, and for a reason. However, there are times when dentists forget that what they say can be overwhelming for their patients. But don’t fret, it’s only a professional, shortened way of explaining your oral health. Feel free to ask questions if you have difficulty understanding their terminology.  Thanks […] ...

Read More »

Glossary of Important Dental Terms, Part 1

When providing dental care for their patients, dentists and their staff often use so much dental jargon that it sounds like they’re speaking a foreign language. The terminology and abbreviations they use may be familiar to some, however, many still find them confusing. Whether you’re awaiting an emergency dental extraction or suffering from another dental […] ...

Read More »

The History of Tooth Extraction

October 10, 2022

The existence of toothaches dates back to teeth development, making tooth extraction one of history’s oldest dental procedures. Throughout centuries, oral surgery has been an integral part of ancient and modern societies alike. As a result, people all over the world now enjoy better oral health and a higher quality of life.  In today’s world, […] ...

Read More »

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Ignore Missing Teeth

September 29, 2022

You lose more than just your smile when you lose teeth. Apart from aesthetic value, missing teeth can result in serious oral health problems. However, since you can’t see the back teeth when smiling, you might think that losing one or more teeth may not be a big deal. Despite this, ignoring missing teeth may […] ...

Read More »

Periodontal Disease & Dental Implants: What You Need to Know

August 15, 2022

There may be no relationship in dentistry that is more complex than that between dental implants and periodontal disease. When left untreated, periodontitis may result in the loss of teeth and molars, which can be restored with implants. Nevertheless, a common question among patients suffering from periodontitis or gingivitis is whether immediate loading implants are […] ...

Read More »

The Do’s and Don’ts After Wisdom Teeth Extraction

July 30, 2022
What should I avoid doing after wisdom teeth removal?

If you’re like one of the many dental patients across Winchester who’ve recently had a wisdom teeth extraction, you may be wondering what to do next. Here are some tips on the do’s and don’ts after this type of surgery.  To ensure a speedy and healthy recovery, all you have to do is follow these […] ...

Read More »

How to Know if You Need an Oral Surgeon or a Dentist

June 24, 2022
Can I go straight to an oral surgeon?

If you have a dental issue, you may be wondering if you should go to the dentist or to an oral surgeon. Oral specialists are often the best option for more complex dental issues.  For example, if you have an impacted wisdom tooth that’s causing you great discomfort, you might need to pay a visit […] ...

Read More »

7 Postoperative Wisdom Teeth Removal Complications

April 12, 2022

Wisdom teeth removal is a simple and routine surgical procedure, usually performed under a local anesthetic. But, as with any type of surgery, it comes with some risks. Most of them, however, are minimal. Swelling, bleeding, and numbness in your jaw, are just some of the possible side effects of wisdom teeth extraction. The good […] ...

Read More »

Signs You Have an Impacted Wisdom Tooth

July 6, 2021

Wisdom teeth development and eruption is frequently associated with issues that only an oral surgeon may address properly. These problems frequently arise because there is simply not enough room in the jaw to accommodate wisdom teeth or third molars, the last four teeth.  When a wisdom tooth fails to develop and erupt normally but stays […] ...

Read More »

How to Teach Kids to Keep Their Teeth Healthy

June 8, 2021

Emergency tooth extractions in Lake Elsinore can be overwhelming even for adults, not alone for kids, which is why it is up to the grown-ups, be it parents or teachers, to teach children about the importance and, why not, joys of maintaining proper dental and oral hygiene, which is the first line of defense against […] ...

Read More »