Dental Injury

What Are the Best Options For Replacing Extracted Teeth?

While keeping your natural teeth intact is important, it may not always be the best thing for your health. Read More →

What Effect Can Tooth Loss Have On a Person’s Appearance?

Tooth loss can have a dramatic effect on a person's overall appearance, since losing one or more teeth changes much more than just a person's ... Read More →

What Is Dry Socket?

Dry socket can happen anytime a wound in someone's mouth is opened up and exposed. Read More →

How Are Jaw Fractures Treated?

A fractured jaw is the tenth most commonly fractured bone in the body. Read More →

Most Common Causes of a Cracked Tooth

The most common cause of cracked teeth is basic trauma. Read More →

Common Dental Injuries in Sports

While dental injuries can occur for a variety of reasons, sports are one of the most common causes. Dr. Franz Backer, lead dentist at ... Read More →

Does Diabetes Harm Teeth?

As the body’s natural defense mechanism is not working as well on the whole because of diabetes, then that poses yet another problem. Read More →

Common Tooth Injuries

Many people, especially children, suffer traumatic tooth injuries, when teeth are either chipped, fractured or completely knocked out. Dr. Kirk Petersen, DMD, who runs ... Read More →

Dealing With a Knocked-Out Tooth

Boys, and sometimes girls, often lose a tooth accidentally. But if you act quickly it is actually possible to save it. Dr. Kirk Petersen, DMD, ... Read More →