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Tooth Extractions: Simple vs. Surgical

December 1, 2023

Emergency wisdom tooth extraction can be quite challenging, which is why many patients dread the procedure. And yet, it’s a routine dental procedure, carried out by skilled Escondido professionals to protect your remaining teeth and keep your oral health on track. When it comes to tooth extractions, knowing what to expect can make all the […] ...

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8 Major Reasons for Emergency Tooth Extraction

When it comes to dental health, wisdom teeth often represent a ticking clock, and when the alarm sounds, the call for an emergency treatment becomes a priority for both patient and dentist. Also known as third molars, most people get these in their late teens or early twenties. Sometimes, they’re valuable assets when healthy and […] ...

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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 […] ...

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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 […] ...

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Tooth Extraction Explained

October 10, 2022

During a tooth extraction, the tooth is completely removed from its socket. Most of the time, decay, disease, and trauma are to blame. And although you might find facing a tooth extraction intimidating and nerve-wracking, this is one of the more common dental procedures. It doesn’t matter whether you’re going through wisdom teeth removal or […] ...

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The History of Tooth Extraction

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, […] ...

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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 […] ...

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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 […] ...

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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 […] ...

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All About Emergency Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Is teeth removal ever an emergency?

Dental emergencies can happen at any time, especially with the usually problematic wisdom teeth. That’s why it’s important to know what to do when an emergency arises.  You need to know how to recognize an issue and how to react to prevent a worsening of the symptoms or the appearance of complications. Read on to […] ...

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