6 days ago

Wisdom Teeth Removal Often Unnecessary

Teens often have their wisdom teeth removed. But there's no evidence this painful procedure prevents future trouble.

That's the conclusion of a careful review of dental studies by a research team including Dirk G. Mettes, DMD, of Radboud Un read more...



3 months ago

Dental sealants for kids: What parents need to know to protect their children's teeth

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9 months ago

Acetaminophen eases post-wisdom tooth removal pain

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Paracetamol (Panadol) , the pain killer known as acetaminophen in the U.S. and sold under the trade names Tylenol in the US and Panadol in the UK, is an effective treatment for the pain following wisdom tooth extraction read more...



10 months ago

Basics Regarding Teeth Implants



In current dentistry, dental implants are widely used to substitute missing teeth for good. Therefore they're inserted by means of medical procedures under the gum, where it must bind with al read more...



11 months ago

Dr. Joseph Murray of J D Murray DDS & Associates Receives Top Reviews as East Point, GA Dentist

With an estimated one in seven U.S. adults experiencing fear or anxiety about the dental care, it can be difficult for dentists to encourage regular treatment that is vital for overall health. Dr. Joseph Murray of J D Murray DDS & Associates has r read more...



11 months ago

5 things to do at the dentist's office

Story highlightsCross infection at the dentist's office is rare, but importantPatients should ask questions about their dentist's sterilization proceduresBe alert and watch the gloves and instrumentsAsk for validation of the sterilization machineT read more...



11 months ago

Fluoride: Necessary or too much of a good thing?

Community water fluoridation has been around for more than 65 years, and although proponents cite many benefits, the practice has come under fire recently as critics are questioning the amount our children are consuming - and if it's even necessar read more...