Entries by Miko Nkungula

A Guide to Common Dental Problems

By: Sally Solo, Real Simple 😄 Keep this guide to common dental problems handy so you’ll achieve the perfect smile everybody would want to see! The Oral Surgery DC Team Problem: Tooth Decay Also known as dental caries or cavities, tooth decay occurs when plaque, a sticky film of bacteria that forms when you eat sugars […]

Paresthesia (nerve damage) after wisdom tooth removal or injection. Causes | Duration | Treatment

By: Animated-Teeth.com   😱 Have you heard about Dental Paresthesia? Discover its signs, symptoms, causes, and treatment before you’re at risk! The Oral Surgery DC Team   What is paresthesia? Dental paresthesia is a possible postoperative complication associated with the removal of teeth (most frequently lower wisdom teeth), or in some cases receiving a dental injection. […]

Common Types of Oral Surgeries and What You Can Expect

  By: Dental Pointe   💉From wisdom tooth removal to a reconstructive operation, each oral surgery type has different functions. Determine which of them is suitable for your needs. The Oral Surgery DC Team   There are several conditions that may warrant getting oral surgery in Naperville. Sure, no one relishes the idea of surgery; however, […]

What Are the Most Common Dental Problems?

  By: Tammy Davenport, Very Well Health   😄 Understanding common dental problems allow you to take preventive measures to keep a healthy smile. Remember, your mouth can tell you many things about your body. The Oral Surgery DC Team   Dental problems are never any fun, but the good news is that most of them […]

Ibuprofen And Acetaminophen Together May Give Profound Pain Relief With Fewer Side Effects After Dental Surgery

By: Colgate   👍🏻 A study conducted by dental experts shows that combining Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen together provides a pain-relief after a wisdom tooth removal. Learn more about their findings! The Oral Surgery DC Team   Taking ibuprofen and acetaminophen (APAP) together can help manage pain after dental surgery without significantly increasing the side effects that […]

Soda After Wisdom Teeth Removal

By: Brynne Chandler, Livestrong   😷 Diarrhea may occur after the wisdom tooth extraction, however, this is preventable. Check out these foods recommended to manage this condition. The Oral Surgery DC Team   Wisdom teeth, which are also called third molars, generally grow in at the very back of your mouth when you are between the […]

Pain Relief for Wisdom Teeth Removal

By: Adeola Abisogun, Livestrong   🙂 Pain may occur after a wisdom tooth removal. To avoid this and prevent any complications, follow your dentist’s guidelines for a best dental experience! The Oral Surgery DC Team   Having your wisdom teeth removed is a common procedure, but some risks are involved. These risks include pain, temporary swelling […]

Needle Phobia and Fainting

  By: Dental Fear Central   😱 Do you feel anxious at the sight of needles? There is something you can do and your dentists can help you, too! The Oral Surgery DC Team   “I faint at the sight of needles.” If you faint at the sight of needles, you may have what is called […]