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Why Does My Dental Implant Hurt?

After the initial healing period, your dental implant should be comfortable. In fact, you should pretty much forget it’s there most of the time (except, hopefully, when it comes time to clean it). If you develop dental implant pain years later, it’s not a good sign and it demands attention. [...]

10 Most Common Causes of Chipped and Cracked Teeth

Chipping and cracking teeth can range from a minor cosmetic issue to a major emergency, depending on the severity of the injury. It's also usually preventable, if you can avoid these common causes. Playing Sports without a Mouthguard Any kind of zestful exercise can put your teeth at risk. Whenever a bunch of people are [...]

Head and Tooth Injuries Very Common in Water Polo

Water polo is an aggressive sport where people frequently come into contact. The nature of the game creates numerous fast-moving arm swings, usually over the head, which increases the potential for head injury. Now a new study from the University of California Irvine reveals that people playing water polo are at a high risk for [...]

Damaged Teeth Claims against Anesthesiologists Are Most Common

During surgery or emergency care, intubation for anesthesia is a lifesaving necessity. It’s critical to maintain an open airway, and the tube allows for proper regulation of breathing during anesthesia. Unfortunately, this necessity can sometimes come with unforeseen consequences. Injuries can happen during the process, and, according to a new study, tooth damage is the [...]

Cracks Are a Major Threat to Your Teeth

Cracks are the third leading cause of tooth loss, after gum disease and tooth decay. And most people have at least one cracked tooth, although they may not know it. It’s important to see us regularly to identify cracked teeth before they fracture and may be beyond help. We can perform a close examination of [...]