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January 17, 2019 News News

Wisdom Teeth Removal Puts Some Young People at Risk of Opioid Addiction, Study Says

by Maria Clark, NOLA.com

Wisdom teeth removal surgery, a fairly common and painful procedure, is also one of the first points of access to prescription opioid medication among adolescents and young adults resulting in a higher risk of opioid addiction in this age group,

August 30, 2018 News NewsOral Surgery

Oklahoma Oral Surgeons Help Patients Preserve Stem Cells

by Jessica Bruno, Oklahoma's News

Local oral surgeons are now offering a new, innovative way for patients to preserve their stem cells through their wisdom teeth. Dr. Robert Bryan and Dr. Jeremy Goodson of Oral Surgery Specialists of Oklahoma, near Meridian and Memorial, are offering

June 5, 2017 Feature Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryOral Surgery

A Rare Complication of a Retrobulbar Hematoma Formation

by Julia Pompura, DDS, Dip. OMFS, FRCD(C); Omar Bin Suhaym, DDS; Osama Alghamdi, DDS, FRCD(C)

Following the Extraction of an Impacted Maxillary Wisdom Tooth The on-call team of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery was notified to assess and treat a complication of retrobulbar hemorrhage and hematoma following the extraction of a left impacted maxillary wisdom tooth.

September 22, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral HealthOral SurgeryPreventive Dentistry

Removing Symptom-Free Wisdom Teeth Isn’t Always Necessary

by Kathryn Doyle, The Globe and Mail

Although removal of wisdom teeth is very common, there are no studies that show a benefit to taking them out when they are not causing pain or other problems, according to a new review of existing research. Third molars, or

May 17, 2011 News Social networkingTrends in Dental Education

Introducing CheckDent,the Social Network for Dental Health

by ken

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May 11, 2011 News Oral Surgery

Can Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma Gel Enhance Healing After Surgical Extraction of Mandibular Third Molars?

by ken

From the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – May 7, 2011 Olufemi K. Ogundipe,  Vincent I. Ugboko  and Folusho J. Owotade  Purpose This investigation assesses the effect of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) gel on postoperative pain, swelling, and trismus as well as

September 11, 2010 News Stem cell research

Who knew?

by ken

ScienceDaily (Sep. 10, 2010) — For most people, wisdom teeth are not much more than an annoyance that eventually needs to be removed. However, a new study appearing in the Sept. 17Journal of Biological Chemistry shows that wisdom teeth contain a valuable

June 10, 2010 News General News

Lindsey Lohan Banned for Dental Sedatives Drugs

by ken

I figured that if there was a Lindsay Lohan dental story, it would give some serious street cred to this new blog………so here goes………..Even though Lindsay Lohan has been banned by a Judge from taking drugs, she underwent anesthesia recently