Wisdom Teeth: Facts and Myths

Third molars or wisdom teeth are one of the most common teeth that are removed today. These teeth erupt at around the age of 17-21 years. Why do so many people end up having their wisdom teeth removed? Well, to answer that question I have put together some facts and myths about wisdom teeth and will explain each statement as... read more »

Tooth Replacement Options – Part 3

In previous articles, I talked about the two tooth replacement options that have been around for a long time and are the most popular -- fixed and removable bridges. In this entry, I will discuss the final tooth replacement option, dental implants. Dental implants have been used for many years to replace missing teeth but not as long as fixed... read more »

Tooth Replacement Options – Part 2

In my previous blog entry, I discussed the tooth replacement option of a full or partial removable denture. The next tooth replacement option that dentistry has to offer is a fixed bridge. Both the removable and fixed dental prostheses are what I like to consider 20th-century dentistry, in that both of these options were the only options for restoring missing... read more »