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impacted tooth
Oral Surgery
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What are my Options for an Impacted Tooth?

An impacted tooth is when you have a tooth that is blocked from breaking through the gum. In some cases, teeth are partially impacted, but can still cause issues. Impacted teeth are usually found during your regular exam in the dentist office on an x-ray. Impacted teeth are usually because your mouth does not have

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Oral Surgery
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What are Good Foods to Eat after Oral Surgery?

When you have oral surgery, the recovery is important to ensure you heal properly. During the healing process, it is important to eat the right foods. If you are well prepared at home your recovery will go smooth. We recommend patients plan ahead and purchase soft food items prior to their surgery, so they have

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Right Dentist for Dental Implants
Dental Implants
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How To Choose the Right Dentist for Dental Implants?

When you decide to invest in dental implants to restore your smile, you want to make sure you find the perfect dentist. Quality dentistry you can count on is important to ensure your implant procedure is successful. There are many things to look out for when choosing a dentist in your area. Dentists should have

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Popcorn and Dental Implants
Dental Implants
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Is Popcorn Bad to Eat if You Have Dental Implants?

Dental implants are an investment, and after you go through the process and finally have that perfect smile, it is important to care for them properly. Watching what you eat or chew on helps to ensure your implants stay in great condition. There are certain foods patients should avoid with their dental implants to help

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Oral Surgery
Oral Surgery
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What Are the Types of Dental Surgery?

Dental surgery is needed for many reasons such as a smile makeover, or to correct an injury. Other dental surgery may be a simple extraction such as wisdom teeth removal. Dental surgery allows doctors to correct conditions or to improve a patient’s smile. Typically, dental surgery is outpatient, and your dentist may have referred you

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Dental Bone Graft
Oral Surgery
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What is a Dental Bone Graft?

A dental bone graft is typically used for patients that have jawbone issues. Bone grafts are a common procedure and have been done for years. The procedure is relatively minor and can be done quickly. If patients have lost a tooth or have severe gum disease, bone grafts can be used to help restore your

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Tooth Infection
General Dentistry
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How Long Does It Take For a Tooth Infection to Spread?

Infections can be serious, and it is always important for patients to know when to call their dentist. Infections should always be treated right away to avoid complications, or other issues from developing. If you have a toothache and throbbing pain that does not go away, the infection could spread to other places in the

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Tooth Sensitivity
General Dentistry
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Is Tooth Sensitivity Permanently Curable?

Tooth sensitivity is a common problem, and many patients encounter pain or discomfort when they eat certain foods that are hot or cold. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, around 40 million adults suffer from sensitivity. Usually, the pain is temporary and can be treated to improve, but not cure the condition. At North

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Oral Surgery
Oral Surgery
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Is it Likely for a Man to Die During Oral Surgery?

If you have been recommended for dental surgery it is normal to feel anxious or wonder about the safety of anesthesia. With any surgery there are risks involved. Asking questions is important, and knowing what the risks are is also another factor the patient should research before they move forward with surgery. At North Texas

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Broken Jaw
Oral Surgery
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How is a Broken Jaw Treated?

Jaws are an important part of our oral health and help us to function normally. Eating, speaking, breathing, and drinking are all essential functions of the jaw. When you have an injury to your jaw it is important to watch out for certain symptoms that may indicate you need to call an oral surgeon. At

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