The History of Dental Implants

Dental implants have quickly become the best method for replacing a lost teeth. This is because a dental implant is biocompatible with the body and can last for decades. Dental implants closely mimic the function of natural teeth by replacing their root structure and supporting a prosthetic restoration like a dental crown or bridge. Early…

What is an abscessed wisdom tooth?

Impacted wisdom teeth can be problematic in a number of ways. One of the risks is that an impacted wisdom tooth will develop a painful infection known as an abscess. When bacteria infiltrate the tooth’s core, the byproducts of infection (pus) can collect in the tooth’s pulp, which contains numerous sensitive tooth endings. Painful swelling…