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Common Causes of Jaw Pain

Jaw pain is no fun. It can make essential activities, like eating and speaking, difficult. Luckily, there are several common causes of pain in the jaw, and most are treatable. When to Seek Help For Jaw Pain Most jaw pain goes away on its own...

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The Connection Between Diet, Oral Hygiene and Tooth Loss

Tooth decay and gum disease are the leading causes of tooth loss. Bacteria in cavities eats enamel, and can cause your gums to become infected. When these problems weaken the tissues that support your teeth, teeth can loosen and fall out. Preventing Tooth Loss Brushing...

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Don’t Worry About Dental X-rays

Are you concerned about the amount of radiation you get from dental x-rays? You can take that off your list of worries. Dental x-rays are one of the lowest radiation studies you can have done. A routine exam, with four bitewings, causes the body to...

Looking for a Great Oral Surgeon Near Cincinnati?

We often get calls from potential patients who have heard good things about Wilmington Oral Surgery, but aren’t sure if they want to make the drive to be treated by our expert team. It is hard to put a price on excellent health care. When...

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Dental Implants: A Better Choice in the Long Run

Dental implants aren’t for everyone. They can be expensive, the process can be complicated, they require a commitment to good oral hygiene, and they are sometimes not recommended for people with certain medical conditions such as diabetes or cancer. But compared to alternatives like dentures...

Ignore Impacted Teeth at Your Peril

When a wisdom tooth doesn’t fully erupt through the gums, it is called an “impacted” tooth. An impacted tooth is usually unable to fully enter because there isn’t enough room in your mouth. It can cause a range of problems, some serious, including: Difficulty brushing,...

A New Smile, A New You

Oral health is the gateway to total body health. Your smile can be the gateway to emotional and relational health. At Wilmington Oral Surgery, our patients frequently share with us significant concerns related to their smile. This can range from tooth size, color, shape, spacing...

Before and After: Reduce Complications from Oral Surgery

Steps you take before and after oral surgery will help ensure a smooth recovery free of complications. The list may seem long, but is well worth adhering to for a trouble-free surgery and recovery: Weeks Before Your Oral Surgery Share health conditions. Talk with the...

How Safe is Oral Surgery If I have To “Go Under”?

The prospect of oral surgery with anesthesia can cause anxiety. In order to alleviate the concerns of our patients and their families, Dr. Puckett will always discuss the anesthesia options for your procedure and personally review the anesthesia process. Before we administer general anesthesia, we...

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