When Your Sinus Problem is Really a Dental Problem
added on: September 10, 2021
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So many people have experienced a form of sinusitis at some point in their life, complete with headaches, inflammation and fever. It’s a fairly common health condition that affects nearly 35 million people in the United States annually. Sinus infections remain at the top of the list of health issues… Read More…

Ask The Oral Surgery Group: Do I Really Need My Wisdom Teeth Removed?
added on: July 9, 2021
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Even though their name suggests that they bring you more knowledge, wisdom teeth are generally known for causing another reaction in patients: pain and/or discomfort. According to the American Dental Association, these teeth were given their name because they tend to appear at a more mature age — usually between… Read More…

When Your Headache is Really a Toothache
added on: May 17, 2021
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Have you ever woken up with a headache, but your tooth or teeth kind of hurt too? How about the other way around? When this happens, your Philadelphia oral surgeon knows that it can be tricky to figure out what, if any, relation there is between the two and when… Read More…

What You Should Know About an Apicoectonomy
added on: December 13, 2016

The last thing you probably want to hear from your dentist is, “Well, it looks like a root canal is in order.” A root canal is one of the most common and effective treatments used today to address infected or badly decayed teeth. Most patients see a positive change almost… Read More…

Your Guide to Understanding TMJ
added on: October 19, 2015

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) is a condition affecting the joints and muscles responsible for jaw function. If you have TMJ, you’re not alone — an estimated 10 million Americans suffer from this disorder. Although TMJ symptoms can vary in degrees of severity, cases typically include: Clicking and popping sound in… Read More…

April is National Facial Protection Month
added on: April 1, 2015

April really is National Facial Protection month. You may not be aware of this, but every year emergency rooms require the services of dental specialists to help treat children who have suffered everything from broken or knocked out teeth to broken jaws or other facial injuries suffered while playing. According… Read More…

Pennsylvania Dentistry: What’s In Your Toothpaste?
added on: August 15, 2013

In 2007, toxic toothpaste was reportedly made in China and officials were even surprised to find out that several shops in Puerto Rico, Port of Los Angeles, and Miami were housing the deadly toothpaste. While these products are already banned and closely monitored by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA),… Read More…

Got Some Cracked Tooth? Keep Calm and Read On!
added on: June 9, 2013

You may not be aware of it but your teeth actually undergo a huge deal of pressure each day. With constant exposure, the teeth weakens and cracks are most likely to develop. There are, by and large, two kinds of tooth cracks: the superficial ones which tend to be painless… Read More…

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