How an Infected Tooth Can Affect Your Health

Choosing to suffer through the pain of an infected tooth without seeking treatment from a dental professional may jeopardize more than just your comfort. Medical studies are increasingly finding a correlation between dental and body health, and are finding that lingering tooth infections could be leading to serious health issues, including illness and disease. How … Continued

Are Hidden Tooth Infections Making You Sick?

We traditionally think of poor diet, lack of exercise, smoking, and obesity as risk factors for chronic illness, but research suggests that hidden tooth infections should be added to this list for a number of conditions, from heart disease, endocarditis, and pneumonia, autoimmune disorders, and dementia.   Mouth infections tucked away beneath crowns, implants, root … Continued

What to Expect From Common Types of Oral Surgery

It’s perfectly normal to be a little anxious about an upcoming surgery. Learning more about what to expect may help calm your nerves. Another way to achieve greater peace of mind is by entrusting your health and safety to a specially trained oral surgeon who routinely performs complex procedures, ranging from dental implant surgery to … Continued

Why is a Sinus Lift Necessary?

Dental implants are a popular option for replacing missing or damaged teeth, as they provide patients with a more permanent, easier to maintain, and less embarrassing alternative to removable dentures. However, for dental implants to stay fitted and secured to your upper jaw, you will need a sufficient amount of bone for the implants to … Continued