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Vaping and Oral Health

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are electrical devices that vaporize into an aerosol mist containing various concentrations of nicotine. Use of e-cigarettes is commonly known as “vaping.” E-cigarettes have become increasingly popular and represent a large proportion of nicotine use among all ages of the general population. However, the most significant rate of uptake is from the […]

What is an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon? | Types Of Dentistry

  Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are experts in the mouth, face, and jaw surgery. They are the only dental specialists recognized by the American Dental Association who are surgically trained in a hospital-based residency program. The path to becoming an oral and maxillofacial surgeon is quite rigorous, and the total length of education and training […]

When Do You Need a Bone Graft?

Richard J. Hammond, DMD; and Suketu J. Patel, DMD, MD Adequate bone is necessary when you are trying to replace missing teeth with dental implants. Bone grafts become essential when there is damaged or missing bone in your jaw. Dental implants are secured to the bone in your jaw, and the bone needs to be […]