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Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Third molars are commonly referred to as wisdom teeth. They are usually the last teeth to develop and are located in the back of the mouth, behind the second molars. Their development is usually completed between the middle teenage years and early twenties, a time traditionally associated with the onset of maturity and the attainment […]

Missing All Upper or Lower Teeth

Although many patients have no problem wearing an upper denture, some people find it difficult to wear and eat with lower dentures. Several implant-supported replacement options are available if a patient is missing all of their lower teeth. Ball Attachment Denture One option is to have two implants placed in the lower jaw and have […]


An All-On-4® is a contemporary restoration that has revolutionized the way surgeons and dentists think of replacing a full set of teeth. Standard dentures are unsecured prostheses with inherent limitations. Most often, dentures are painful, inconvenient, and unstable. Such dentures can make chewing foods difficult, limiting the foods that patients once enjoyed. Modern dentistry can […]

Dental Implants

Dental Implants Presentation To provide you with a better understanding of dental implants, we have provided the following multimedia presentation. Many common questions pertaining to dental implants are discussed. A natural tooth consists of a root and a crown. In comparing natural teeth to dental implant supported replacement teeth, similarities in basic parts can be […]

Replacing Missing Teeth

Teeth affect your a person’s body. When teeth are healthy, patients are healthier too. A missing tooth can affect a person’s bite, speech and eating choices. As a person relies more on their remaining teeth, they increase the chance their teeth will wear out prematurely, be damaged, or lost. Headaches and/or jaw pain may also […]

Distraction Osteogenesis

Distraction Osteogenesis (DO) is the surgical technique in which new bone formation is stimulated by the gradual separation of bony segments after an osteotomy. Distraction procedures for the facial skeleton are relatively new, being first reported in the English literature in 1992. The surgery involves placement of a device across a surgical site and after […]

Unidentified Jaw Pain: What Does it Mean?

Any pain in the facial area is difficult to deal with, particularly if it is severe, frequent and interferes with your daily life. Jaw pain, a common complaint from men and women of varying ages, is especially challenging, as the discomfort may indicate one or more different conditions. In order to find sustainable relief for continuous […]