Many people forego getting their wisdom teeth pulled due to fear of dry socket. Fortunately, this condition is extremely rare – only two to five percent of people who have their wisdom teeth pulled develop dry socket. But, it’s important to know what it is and how to prevent it from occurring.
To increase your athlete’s safety on the field or court, it’s important for him to wear protective gear such as a face mask, mouth guard, eye glasses, and other equipment pieces to avoid facial injuries.
People rely on the smooth opening and closing of their jaw for countless daily activities – talking, chewing, laughing, and yawning, to name a few. But, when opening your jaw becomes painful instead of painless, daily activities can become excruciating. This pain is often stemmed from an injury to the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) in the jaw.
Sleep apnea is a disorder that affects your breathing while you sleep. While cases range from moderate to severe, it should not be ignored. There are several sleep apnea myths that people believe, and they are causing confusion about this disorder. Fortunately, we are here to debunk these myths and help you sleep better at night!
This year, we encourage you to make New Year resolutions that will positively affect your oral health. So, our team put together a list of resolutions for you to choose from to start the year off right!
Many people believe dental implant myths, and they are keeping them from their best smile, yet! Don’t believe dental implant myths such as they are too expensive or look unnatural. The Athens Oral Surgery Center team is here to debunk common myths and help you feel confident about your dental implants.
The Athens Oral Surgery Center team helps hundreds of patients every year with issues ranging from wisdom teeth to dental implants. Many of our procedures deal with teeth, an incredible part of our body that has many different functions. Check out a few fun facts about teeth and oral surgery: