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Interesting Facts About Dental Implants

Dental implants date back into the days of the Mayan empire. Recently a Mayan woman’s skeletal remains were dug up in Honduras. Inside of the woman’s mouth were implants made of sea shells. Archaeologists have also discovered teeth made of gold, silver, and ivory in the mouths of Ancient Egyptians. Nowadays implants are made out […]

Exposing Impacted Canines

Even if you don’t know a lot of dental terminology, you can probably identify the upper canines. They are usually longer and pointier than the other upper front teeth. A smile without visible upper canines won’t look exactly right. In fact, the canines are so important both aesthetically and functionally, they are sometimes known as […]

Impacted Wisdom Teeth

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Dental Implants- Modern dentistry’s best option for replacing missing teeth!

       You may have heard the term “Dental Implants” in passing, or perhaps even a friend or relative has one and you’ve always wondered what the hype is all about. Do not be mistaken, this process is no hype! With credentials to support, Dental Implants have been said to be “modern dentistry’s best option for […]

Platelet Rich Plasma- A new revolution in Oral Surgery bone grafting

For many years, clinicians in various specialties of dentistry and medicine have been searching for materials that can accelerate and enhance bone and soft tissue healing, especially that of bone and soft tissue grafts. Recently, in both the oral surgical and the orthopedic literature, platelet-rich plasma has been shown to accelerate and enhance bone graft […]

Computed Tomography (CT) Scans

Computed tomography (CT), and the three- dimensional images it provides, were developed in 1973. The technology was amazing to the practitioners involved! Those practitioners were at a loss of how to apply CT, and had no idea of the profound effect it would have on the surgical and medical community. It took several years of […]

Impact of Laser Technology in Oral Surgery

The impact of laser technology has been rapidly growing since the mid-1960s when it was first introduced in the healthcare sector as a surgical tool. Using LASERS, short for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation, we are now able to perform procedures on the soft tissues of the mouth with patients reporting less postoperative […]

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