Archive for July, 2014
What is Dry Socket and How Can I Prevent It?
After the dentist pulls your tooth, a blood clot usually forms in the hole that is left behind. However, the blood clot can dissolve or become disconnected, exposing the underlying nerves and bone. This exposure is called dry socket; it can result in debilitating pain, and in a few days, infection. Fortunately, a trip to […]
What is involved in a Dental Implant Procedure?
Typically lasting three to nine months, the dental implant procedure isn’t short. However, and at the end of the process you’ll have a prosthetic tooth or teeth that look and operate just like the real thing. First: Your dentist will remove your damaged teeth To ensure quick healing, reduce complications, and speed up the process, […]