Entries by Oral Surgery DC

What is Diastema?

By: Jayne Leonard, Medical News Today A diastema is a gap between the teeth. It is not harmful, and it appears in children and adults. In children, the gap typically closes when their permanent teeth come through. A diastema is a gap between teeth that is wider than 0.5 millimeters. It can develop between any […]

Vaping changes oral microbiome and raises infection risk

By: Eleanor Bird, M.S., Medical News Today Researchers from New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry are the first to show that the use of e-cigarettes may allow infection-causing bacteria to flourish in the mouth. An increasing number of people are turning to e-cigarettes, or vapes, as an alternative to conventional cigarettes. However, questions remain […]

Baby Teeth

By: MouthHealthy, American Dental Association (ADA)   👶 If you think your baby’s toothless smile is cute, just wait until their first few teeth make an appearance! After that first tooth comes in, don’t forget to follow these key takeaways from the American Dental Association to care for your baby’s oral health! The Oral Surgery DC Team   […]