Everything You Need To Know About Wisdom Teeth

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What are Wisdom Teeth?

teeth-x-ray-1452823-639x452The appearance of wisdom teeth is one of the most natural processes that begins to surface around your early twenties. These teeth are basically a set of molars at the back of your mouth; also known as the third molars because these teeth are the last to appear in the mouth.

As opposed to the common belief, all wisdom teeth do not have to be taken out if they grow out properly. Meaning if your teeth grow in properly where they have enough room and space to properly break through, these teeth are painless and do not need any type of extractions. But there are cases where special dental care is required to extract wisdom teeth that are causing issues to the rest of the teeth or are causing pain.

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Sleep Apnea and Your Teeth

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What is Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a common sleeping disorder that disrupts your sleep. Sleep apnea causes breathing pauses or the breathing to become shallow. The pauses can last from seconds to a few minutes causing you to move out of deep sleep into light sleep by jolting you out of your natural sleep rhythm. This may happen as much as 30 times during an hour while you sleep. Then your breathing resumes normally after a loud snort or a choking sound.

Types of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea has two types:

  1.     Obstructive Sleep Apnea

This a common form in which the throat muscles start to relax and collapse. There is an obstruction causing a blockage in the upper airway. This again causes you to gasp for breath.

  1.     Central Sleep Apnea

This is the type of breathing obstruction that has more to do with the brain, its communication as its signaling. What happens is that the brain […]

What is OraVerse?

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The lingering numbness that can last anywhere from three to five hours after a routine dental procedure is often an unnecessary, inconvenient hassle. You may find that your ability to speak, smile, eat and drink is impaired, and you even may have uncontrollable drooling.

Thanks to a ground-breaking product, the effects of local dental anesthetics can now be reversed, enabling you to continue on with your day without any limitations. That’s because OraVerse, an anesthetic reversal agent, can bring back the normal sensation and you will be back to normal, without any numbness in about half the time.

OraVerse (www.oraverse.com) is a safe and effective form of phentolamine mesylate, a vasodilator that has been used in several other medical applications since 1952. An OraVerse injection is the first and only proven safe and effective product of its kind. It can quickly reverse the effects of local dental anesthetics, so you can carry on without impairment to how you talk, […]