When it comes to oral surgery, many millions of Americans are united by this one fact: They have all had their wisdom teeth removed. Whether a single tooth or the entire set, wisdom teeth have a tendency to cause issues within the mouth and need to be taken out.
Recovering from oral surgery is very similar to recovering from other forms of surgery. The key to a faster and more effective recovery is to ensure that you get plenty of rest and don’t overwork the affected are –, in this case your teeth and jaws.
Even if you haven’t been to the dentist in a while, mouthwash commercials are always warning you about the perils of gum disease and gingivitis. What are these two conditions? Are they the same, related, or different? And what are the signs you should be alert to?
At Community Dental Group, we help people just like you to maintain excellent dental health. Being informed about your mouth and how to care for your teeth is critical, so it’s important that you understand exactly what gum disease — also called periodontal disease — looks like. Read more
There are many situations in which you might benefit from oral surgery. One of the most common is when you need to have a tooth extracted.
Many people who have a missing or damaged tooth are tempted to avoid surgery for as long as possible. They might have concerns about the price or be worried about the prospect of having surgery. However, things are both faster and easier if you take care of the problem promptly. Read more
These days, there is one specific type of dental procedure that is getting a lot of attention – dental implants, and with good reason. Today’s dental implants are often much easier for dentists to place, provide incredible results, and don’t cost as much as many people assume. We’ve noticed some misconceptions about implants, and some confusion that should be cleared up. The prospect of having implants may seem frightening, but if you learn more about them you’ll likely see that they could be just what you’re looking for as well. Read more
For decades, dentists have been one of the nation’s big fears. In fact, some surveys found that people were more afraid of the dentist than they were of dying, public speaking, and many other common phobias. The reason generally comes down to pain, but other factors could play into it as well. However, the reality is that today you really don’t have to be afraid of oral surgery. It’s a common process that millions have done each year in one way or another, and taking a closer look at it will help you get past the fears. Read more
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Newbury Park, CA, United States
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