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Why Do We Need Wisdom Teeth when They Get Removed so Often?

It has often been said that getting one’s wisdom teeth removed is as common among teenagers and younger adults as attending their senior prom or getting their driver’s licenses.  According to a research article in the U.S. National Library of Medicine, roughly 5 million individuals have 10 million wisdom teeth extracted every year.  So, if this is the case, why do we have them to begin with? Are they extra teeth that we really don’t need? The following will help…

The Importance of Periodontal Therapy

This may surprise you but nearly 75% of Americans have some type of periodontal or gum disease.  While many individuals know about the importance of preventing cavities, they rarely get concerned about the health of their gums.  The reality is that a person’s gums are just as important as their teeth where their smile is concerned.  It’s a widely known fact gum disease is the primary cause of tooth loss.  Fortunately, there are several types of periodontal therapy that are…

Receding Gums: Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention

When gum tissue begins pulling away from the tooth or recedes, it exposes more of the tooth and even the tooth root.  If left untreated, receding gums can make the root and even jaw bone tissue vulnerable, thereby risking severe infection, tooth loss, or tooth nerve damage.  So, what causes a person’s gums to recede? As with any other dental condition, several factors can contribute to receding gums including: brushing teeth too frequently or too hard certain medications or medical…

Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?

If you’re missing one or more of your teeth, you may be a candidate for dental implants at the office of Dr. Tamara Rojas, D.M.D., P.A.  Dental implants can resolve the issue of missing teeth and fill the gaps result.  When it comes to replacing a missing tooth or teeth, dental implants are your best option.  Missing teeth can hinder many aspects of a person’s oral health.   For example, this can change the appearance of your smile or interrupt your…

Some Things You Can Learn About Your Oral Hygiene by Examining Your Tongue

A healthy tongue has a shade of pink. In case that some areas of your tongue seem to be covered by a white substance, then that is a sign of oral thrush. This is, basically, a yeast overgrowth that takes place within the oral cavity. Your tongue might be white just because you do not brush it every time you brush your teeth too. In case that you do not brush your tongue, then you should do it too. In…

This is How Often You Should Replace Your Toothbrush

Perhaps you do not remember the last time you replaced your toothbrush. It is quite interesting that a lot of people often take care of dumping any expired food, or perhaps remember restocking their supplements, and, of course, even find replacements for their beauty products! Yet, most people do not usually pay as much attention to their dental hygiene as they do to the rest. If you do not remember the last time you replaced your toothbrush, and you do…

What the General Public Knows About Dental Implants

  In a recent study where both dental implant patients and general public were interviewed, almost all of them argued that oral and maxillofacial surgeons are the fittest professionals to perform missing teeth replacement procedures. Moreover, according to the same research, it seems that the general public requires more education about dental implants. Learn more about this research and where to find a qualified professional in South Florida to take care of your missing teeth. How was the study conducted? To…

Developments on New Ways to Decrease the Risk of Dental Implant Failure

  Dental implants are known for being an effective way of treatment for patients. There are researchers who, nonetheless, have found that dental implants may fail 5-10% of the time. Although this is a very small number, researchers want to understand the reasons for this and develop more efficacious methods to reduce the risks of dental implant failure. Today you will learn more about this here. Why Might Dental Implants Fail? Dental implants might fail for mechanical issues, as well…

That’s why it is so important to see an ophthalmologist

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Signs or risk factors for eye disease

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