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Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars that usually appear in your late teens or early 20s. Because they can cause a range of oral health problems, dentists frequently recommend their removal. Although the idea of tooth extraction may feel a little alarming, it can bring significant health benefits and prevent future oral pain
Even with vast improvements in American dental care, millions of patients still suffer from tooth loss – mostly due to tooth decay, gum disease (gingivitis), or dental injury. Previously, the only treatment options for missing teeth were bridges and dentures. Today, dental implants offer a lot of benefits over traditional dentures, bridges, crowns, and fillings.
A number of celebrities–who usually keep any hint of health problems quiet–have come forward to discuss the condition and their battles with TMJ-related pain. Here are three of the most well-known:
Head & Neck Surgical Associates would like to congratulate Dr. Melissa Amundson on completing the necessary requirements to earn fellowship into the American College of Surgeons (FACS) association.
The idea of surgery to your jaw can be daunting, but arming yourself with knowledge of the procedure, how it’s performed, and the recovery process can help you feel more confident in your choice. Read more for our primer on jaw surgery.