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How Common Is Dry Socket After Wisdom Tooth Extraction?
You do not always get a dry socket after tooth extraction; the chances are relatively low. According to research, about 2% to 5% of all tooth extraction cases end up with this issue. Although the occurrence is rare, it is essential to recognize the symptoms of an emerging dry socket and seek treatment promptly. What […]
5 Home Remedies To Soothe Cut inThroat Pain
Ouch! Did a sharp, painful sensation occur while swallowing? If so, you may have a cut on the back of your throat. This phenomenon is also known as Pharyngeal abrasions or Pharyngitis. It is a condition that occurs due to a variety of reasons, including irritation from coughing or vomiting, bacterial or viral infections, or […]
Sleep Apnea and Fatality
Sleep apnea is when you snore so loudly it sounds like a freight train in the middle of the night. But it’s not just annoying; it is rather a serious condition where your breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep. Not exactly a restful experience, but can sleep apnea actually kill you? Let’s find out. […]
TMJ Disorder — Does it Go Away?
Do you have pain in your jaw? Or, perhaps, your jaw pops when you open or close your mouth. These could be the signs of a temporomandibular joint disorder or TMD. Many factors can lead to TMJ issues. Nevertheless, you can visit a TMJ specialist to treat the issue in an adequate manner. The question […]
Teeth Growing in Gums — Should I See a Dentist?
Imagine feeling like something is off in your mouth, only to discover you have extra teeth growing in your gums! Known as hyperdontia, this condition causes the growth of too many teeth in your mouth. The additional teeth usually grow directly behind or near your permanent or primary teeth. The extra teeth in your mouth […]
Broken Wisdom Tooth? Here’s All You Need to Know
Your third molars might come in late, but like the rest of your teeth, they are susceptible to decay and damage. So if you have a broken wisdom tooth, it could be due to a number of factors. You might panic after finding that your wisdom tooth is cracked. However, your dentist can help you […]
My Wisdom Tooth Hurts, but Why Does the Pain Come & Go?
When your wisdom tooth erupts, prepare yourself for some discomfort to come. Your third molars could result in some pain, swelling, and discomfort. Moreover, the pain does not remain in the wisdom tooth area — it extends to your jaw, ear, and head sometimes. More than half of people need a wisdom tooth extraction. So […]
I Have a Half Broken Molar Tooth — What Should I Do?
We use our teeth a lot – when talking, smiling, eating, etc. Thus, even though they’re the strongest and hardest organs of our body, they can wear down over time. The constant exposure to acidic and sugary foods or beverages, grinding, and other factors can affect our dental health. For instance, you might be panicking […]
5 Reasons Your Jaw is Clicking When Chewing — What to Do?
It can be alarming to hear a clicking sound when you’re trying to enjoy your meal. Your jaw might make a popping sound when you’re chewing, talking, or yawning due to several conditions. Usually, they’re a sign of problems in your temporomandibular joint. Moreover, some individuals experience pain in their jaw or ear as well. […]
Dry Socket After Teeth Removal – A Common Complication
Dry sockets after getting your teeth pulled out are no less than a nightmare. It is an extremely painful complication that must be avoided with proper aftercare. A dry socket is dangerous because its pain is nothing like what you have felt before. Let’s figure out what it actually is and the hazards associated with […]