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5 Foods That Are Bad For Your Teeth

Previously we wrote about foods that promote good oral health, and that can help your teeth and gums in many ways. This time, we look at the dark side. These are foods that you should limit, in the interest of avoiding plaque. Plaque can cause...

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Five Reasons a Dentist Would Send You to an Oral Surgeon

You may wonder why your dentist has referred you to an oral surgeon. Do not fear! Here are some of the reasons dentists send their patients to a maxillofacial and oral surgeon. 1. You need a tooth extracted Whether it’s a wisdom tooth or another,...

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8 Foods That Help Your Teeth & Gums

We eat for our digestive system, for our mental sharpness, for our heart and circulatory health… we should eat for our oral health as well. Here are eight foods that promote healthy teeth, strong gums, and great oral hygiene. As an oral surgery office, we...

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Wisdom Teeth Patient Wins Free Super Bowl Tickets

A young Philadelphia woman, Haley Parks, happened to be caught on video after her wisdom teeth removal procedure. And Parks, 21, happened to talk about her undying love for the Philadelphia Eagles. And the video happened to go viral. What happened next, much to Haley...

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Washington Woman Wins Free Surgery

Whenever an oral surgeon does something for his or her community and neighbors, it fills us with pride and joy here at Wilmington Oral Surgery. Our colleagues in Washington state popped up in the news recently for their second annual “Smile Again” program. Here is...

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Addressing The Opioid Crisis

By now, nearly all of us either know or are aware of someone affected by the opioid epidemic. Wilmington Oral Surgery has been proactive in combatting this problem. For many years now, our office has taken initiative to encourage natural and homeopathic measures in order...

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“Non-metal” Dental Implants?

Patients sometimes wonder if ceramic dental implants are better for their health compared to titanium dental implants. Most dental implants placed are made of titanium and have a silver color. The white implants are made of zirconium, but are marketed as a nonmetal implant. Interestingly,...

Reclaim Your Smile

Within three years, 37 million Americans will be missing all of their upper and/or lower teeth, and millions of others will be struggling through a long history of dental problems and pain. Currently, nearly five million Americans have all of their teeth removed every year....

Pop and Your Teeth

How Soda Can Affect Your Teeth Pop and sports drinks are the most common drinks of people in their twenties and younger. Unfortunately, there is a high rate of cavities associated with these beverages. The increasing rate of cavities in younger and younger patients has...

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