Information About Wisdom Teeth

For many people, wisdom teeth emerge from the jaw between the ages of 17 and 25 years. Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are last in line in the back of the mouth. But not all of us have our wisdom teeth, for a variety of reasons.

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Choice Awards in Plastic Surgery for 2014

Doctors’ Choice Awards announces the winners of the Doctors’ Choice Awards in Plastic Surgery for 2014. Read full press release for more information!

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Tilted versus axially placed dental implants: A meta-analysis

A review with the purpose to test the the null hypothesis of no difference in the implant failure rate, marginal bone loss, and postoperative infection for patients being rehabilitated by tilted or by axially placed dental implants, against the alternative hypothesis of a difference.

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A Dentist's View Through the Google Glass

The wearable computer Google Glass is a new invention with an unknown amount of applications.Read the article to know more about this invention.

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Root canal filling on the periapical health in adult syrian subpopulation.

The purpose of this study was to determine the status of periapical tissues of endodontically treated teeth according to coronal restorations and root canal fillings separately and in concomitant in adult Syrian subpopulation.

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Findings from the National Dental PBRN

To evaluate how restoration characteristics are associated with the decision to repair or replace an existing restoration. The following hypotheses were studied: dentists who placed the original restoration are more likely to repair instead of replace restorations (H1) that are in molar teeth; (H2) that are in the upper arch; (H3) that have amalgam restorative material; (H4) if a fracture is not the primary reason for the defect; and (H5) when the restoration comprises more than one surface.

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Possible Treatment for Sensitive Teeth

A biomaterial has been created to help people with teeth sensitive to hot drinks like tea or hot chocolate. This material would be the thing people with sensitive teeth may need.

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A Greater Risk of Kidney Disease Now Linked to Patients with Gum Disease

Acording to a study published by the American Society of Nephrology, there is more reason than ever to take care of your teeth and that’s the connection between gum disease and kidney disease. Palos Verdes dentist, Dr. Giri Palani, helps us understand the grave implications of these findings.

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Advantages of 3-D planning for implants

Nowadays, one can place an implant in the jawbone with a high probability of success if there is good bone support. However, still there are some debates about the The ideal number of implants for large superstructures!

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Mechanical versus biological stability of implant placement analysis.

According to a study conducted by UCLA school of dentistry, comparing between immediately placed implants and implants placed at healed sites using the implant stability quotient (ISQ), it was found that, although ISQ values of immediately placed implants are lower than those of delayed implants, still immediate implant mean ISQ values remain higher than the clinically successful ISQ threshold of 65 throughout the osseointegration process.

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