Oral Surgery Can Fix Common Dental Problems

by Jason 3/21/2013 8:00 AM

Some dental problems may require oral surgery. So, here’s a look at some common problems and surgical solutions.

Wisdom Teeth
Commonly known as third molars, wisdom teeth are the last to develop. Sometimes these teeth emerge from the gum line and the jaw is large enough to allow room for them, but this is not always the case. Often times, these teeth fail to emerge through the gum line and become “impacted” between the jawbone and the gum tissue. Impacted wisdom teeth can lead to:

  • Swelling, pain or infection of the gum tissue surrounding the wisdom teeth
  • Damage to nearby teeth, gums and bone
  • The formation of cysts or tumors that can destroy sections of the jaw.

Dentists recommend that people who have impacted wisdom teeth have them surgically removed.

Tooth Loss
Dental implants are an option for tooth loss, infection or as an alternative to dentures. Implants are surgically anchored in the jawbone to stabilize the attached artificial teeth. Suitable candidates for dental implants must:

  • Have adequate bone level and density
  • Not be prone to infection
  • Be willing to maintain good oral hygiene practices

Other common dental surgeries are performed for jaw related problems and injury repair for broken facial bones. Oral surgeons can also remove a small sample of abnormal growth or tissue and send it to a laboratory for testing. Go here for more detailed descriptions of common oral surgeries.

Comments (2) -

william U.A.E.
5/24/2013 2:26:37 AM #

Excellent site. I enjoyed the site about oral health and dental implants very much. Your experience about dental health that you say is very effective.


Dental Surgery India
Dental Surgery India India
10/10/2013 2:33:00 AM #

Interesting Post!!!... Teeth play an important in our beautiful smile. It needs to take of your teeth with dental health or dental surgery or you can also to do dental implants to gives better look to your face.


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