Entries by Oral Surgery DC

Notice: Rescheduling Elective Dental Procedures

The Maryland State Dental Association and the American Dental Association issued guidelines that elective dental procedures should be put off until at least April 1st. If you have an upcoming appointment before that date, we will need to reschedule. Our office will be in contact with you in the coming days. We apologize for any […]

Can Wisdom Teeth Cause Headache Pain?

Article written by: Healthline Headaches can be traced to a variety of causes, including wisdom teeth that are emerging, impacted, or need to be removed. Keep reading to learn why wisdom teeth can cause headaches, and how to treat pain from wisdom teeth. Emerging wisdom teeth Your wisdom teeth typically come in between the ages […]

4 Home Remedies For Abscessed Teeth

Article Written By: Amy Freeman, Colgate You’re experiencing some serious pain in your mouth, and you think a dental abscess, a bacterial infection in the teeth or gums, might be to blame. Are there any home remedies for abscessed teeth that will help ease the discomfort while you’re waiting for your dentist appointment? You have […]

How Oral Health And Heart Disease Are Connected

Article written by: Tracey Sandilands | Colgate It’s increasingly common to hear that oral health is vital for overall health. More than 80 percent of Americans, for example, are living with periodontal or gum disease, which often goes undiagnosed. This may be because the patient’s teeth feel fine, so he avoids going to the dentist, […]

What to Eat After Wisdom Teeth Removal

By: Ana Gotter, Healthline Most people heal quickly from wisdom teeth removal, as long as they follow the doctor’s instructions during recovery. Eating and drinking the right foods — and avoiding the wrong ones — is a crucial part of these instructions. You’ll be much more comfortable, and you’ll significantly decrease the chance of complications. […]

TMJ and Jaw Pain – Why Does My Jaw Hurt?

By: 123 Dentist Trauma, dental problems, and other health conditions can cause jaw pain. Pain in the jaw can range from uncomfortable to extreme, but you don’t need to suffer in silence. Once a health professional diagnoses the source of your jaw pain, you can receive treatment to alleviate or eliminate your pain. Structure of […]

The Story on Soda: Your Soft Drink Questions Answered

🥤 Sorry to burst your bubble, but the reality is that no matter how refreshing that sweet, fizzy soda (or “pop”) tastes, there’s a chance it could be doing some damage to your teeth. But with so many products on the market, are they all really that bad for you? Learn more! The Oral Surgery DC […]

Sealants: Stop Cavities Before They Begin

Aside from proper brushing and flossing to remove food particles and plaque from smooth surfaces of teeth, do you know that there are other effective ways that can prevent tooth decay? 👉 With sealants, you can prevent cavities for up to a decade before they ever have a chance to start. Find out more! The Woodview […]