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Jaw Bone Grafting and Recovery Process
Bone grafting in dentistry is a procedure that helps repair bone issues, aid in proper healing, and even fuse neighboring teeth to relieve dental pain. Healing is an important part of dental bone graft surgery, and it happens in the form of stages explained further in detail. Stages of Dental Bone Graft Healing 1. Stitches/Dental […]
Barely Hanging There! 7 Reasons Why Your Dissolvable Stitches Are Loose
Tooth extractions are minimally invasive; however, they do involve cuts on gums which are later sewn on with the help of stitches. You must be careful after tooth removal surgeries and take care of many aspects of healing, especially dissolvable stitches, to ensure they are not hanging loose. Why Are My Dissolvable Stitches Hanging Loose? […]
What’s With The Soggy Pillow You Wake Up To Every Day?
Tired and embarrassed of waking up to a soggy pillow? Well, drooling in your sleep is quite a frustrating problem, but hey, we can help! Many ways are effective enough to stop you from drooling in your sleep. But first, let’s see why your mouth showers are open during nap time and then get on […]
How Can Sleep Apnea Cause Sleep Paralysis?
Are sleep apnea and paralysis linked together in any way? Sleep apnea is an illness in which your breathing is regularly interrupted while sleeping. On the other hand, sleep paralysis is an episode in which you become temporarily paralyzed during sleeping or upon waking up. Sleep apnea may trigger sleep fragmentation and poor sleep quality, […]
5 Techniques to Dislodge Food Stuck in Wisdom Tooth Hole That Work!
Is food stuck in your wisdom tooth hole? When our third molars erupt in awkward angles or become impacted, dentists recommend a wisdom tooth extraction. After the procedure, the dental specialist will provide you with important aftercare instructions. During the healing period, you will be asked to consume soft foods only. Still, you may find […]
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 […]