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Osteoporosis and Oral Health

Osteopenia is a condition in which you lose bone mass and your bones weaken, due to a loss of calcium and Vitamin D. It is usually diagnosed by a bone density test, and if not treated may lead to osteoporosis which can put you at serious risk for bone fractures. Some people are genetically prone to[...]

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a sleep-related breathing disorder that involves a decrease or complete halt in airflow despite an ongoing effort to breathe. It occurs when the muscles relax during sleep, causing soft tissue in the back of the throat to collapse and block the upper airway. Most people with OSA snore loudly and frequently,[...]

COVID-19: What to Expect When Your Dentist’s Office Reopens

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot of things about our daily lives. Your regular visits to the dentist have changed, too. In March, the ADA recommended that dentists postpone all but emergency procedures until April 30 at the earliest to help reduce the spread of the virus; save masks gloves and other personal protective equipment[...]

Tooth Sensitivity

If a tooth or teeth are painful when drinking water, or other hot and cold beverages, this is an indication of sensitivity. If you have sensitive teeth, hot foods and drinks can unexpectedly trigger a jolt of pain fast. This pain is the result of enamel wearing away over time, exposing the soft, inner part of[...]

Promote World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day  is celebrated on March 20th. Make a pledge to look after your oral health, whatever your age. View the pledge at worldoralhealthday.org   Your mouth is a mirror to your body and reflects your general health and well-being. Avoid risk factors, adopt good oral hygiene habits and have regular dental check-ups[...]

Your Child’s Dental Work- Anesthesia or Sedation

Young children with dental pain and/or infection require treatment at any age—sometimes that means your child will need to go under general anesthesia or sedation. Of course, there are many reasons for this. Some dental procedures require your child to lie completely still, there may be a lot to fix, or the noise of the[...]

Vaping Update Interim Policy

On December 19th, the American Dental Association (ADA) announced a new interim policy on vaping, calling for a total ban on vaping products that aren’t approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for tobacco cessation purposes.   The policy states that the ADA:   Urgently advocate for regulatory, legislative, and/or legal action at the[...]

Brushing Habits that can harm your teeth

Brushing too hard can damage your teeth and irritate your gums. Too much pressure might even lead to scratches and infections if you do it frequently. Plaque however is surprisingly loose and soft, making its removal easier than you think. It’s only difficult to remove when it hardens to tartar, but you won’t be able[...]

November is National Awareness Diabetes Month

Did you know that certain health conditions can cause oral problems? Diabetes and oral health conditions are often related. People with Type I or Type II diabetes are at heightened risk of developing tooth decay, fungal infections in the mouth and gum disease. Practicing thorough oral hygiene, following and controlling glucose levels, and a proper[...]

Vaping from a Dental Perspective

By Dr. David Miller DDS We all are aware of the dangerous effects of traditional tobacco methods, use among middle and high school students has been steadily decreasing since 2014. However, since the introduction of the e-cigarette, that number is now increasing, and it is estimated that one in five high school students may now[...]

September is National Gum Care Month

Did you know that plaque constantly forms on your teeth? When you eat or drink anything with with sugars or starches, leftover bacteria release acids that attack your tooth enamel. The resulting plaque is so sticky that it keeps the acids in contact with your teeth, and over time breaks down the enamel and leads to tooth decay. Plaque[...]

Oral Cancer

Oral cancer kills one American every hour of every day, according to the National Cancer Institute. The death is higher than many better known cancers such as melanoma. Only 50 percent of those diagnosed with oral cancer will survive more than five years. Early detection of oral cancer offers the best chance of survival, yet[...]

Bad Breath

What Causes Bad Breath? There are a number of reasons you might have dragon breath. While many causes are harmless, bad breath can sometimes be a sign of something more serious.  Bacteria Bad breath can happen anytime thanks to the hundreds of types of bad breath-causing bacteria that naturally lives in your mouth. Your mouth[...]

Preventing gum disease may help avoid Alzheimer’s

People may be able to avoid — or at the very least, delay — Alzheimer’s by avoiding gum (periodontal) disease, among other healthy lifestyle measures such as increasing exercise and drinking fruit and vegetable juice. According to a recent Washington Post article, new research suggests that even though family history may predispose a person to developing[...]

Do you know what Endentulism is?

Endentulism is tooth loss that typically affects adults and seniors.  . Twenty-five percent of seniors older than 60 are completely toothless, according to a study in the International Journal of Dentistry. Roughly 40 million Americans do not have any teeth, and 120 million people in the U.S. are missing at least one tooth. These numbers are[...]

Dry Mouth

Dry mouth—also called xerostomia—results from an inadequate flow of saliva. It is not a disease, but a symptom of a medical disorder or a side effect of certain medications, such as antihistamines, decongestants, pain killers, diuretics and many others. Saliva is the mouth’s primary defense against tooth decay and maintains the health of the soft[...]

World Oral Health Day

Info obtained from www.worldoralhealthday.org World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is celebrated globally every year on 20 March. It is organized by FDI World Dental Federation and is the largest global awareness campaign on oral health. WOHD spreads messages about good oral hygiene practices to adults and children alike and demonstrates the importance of optimal oral health in[...]

Tooth Extractions

Generally, if a tooth has been broken or damaged by decay, your dentist will try to fix it with a filling, crown or other dental treatment. But when there’s too much damage for the tooth to be repaired, the tooth may need to be extracted — or removed — from its socket in the bone.[...]

Missing Teeth – Dental Implants

Live Your Life Full of Smiles! Compared to dentures and bridges, patients who turn to dental implants to restore their smile discover that they feel, look, fit and function like healthy, natural teeth. They can brush and floss just like they did with their natural teeth. In addition, dental implants that are properly cared for[...]

Healthy Mouth in the New Year

Dental health is an important part of our overall wellness, and the New Year is a great time to create resolutions for improving our health. Why not incorporate taking care of your teeth and gums as we start the New Year? Daily toothbrushing is a sure and simple way to improve your oral health. For[...]

Dental Tips for Halloween

Dental Tips to make it through Halloween: Time It Right Eat Halloween candy (and other sugary foods) with meals or shortly after mealtime. Saliva production increases during meals. This helps cancel out acids produced by bacteria in your mouth and rinse away food particles. Stay Away from Sweet Snacks Snacking can increase your risk of[...]

Dental Hygiene – Choosing a Toothpaste

Good oral hygiene is essential for healthy teeth and gums. It also helps to prevent bad breath. Using the right toothpaste can play a critical role in oral health, but it can be difficult to know what product is best. About Fluoride The American Dental Association considers fluoride to be an essential ingredient in toothpaste.[...]

Dental Health – All About Carbs

As dentists we know that foods we eat can either have a positive or negative effect on our dental health. Like the rest of your body, your mouth depends on overall good nutrition to stay healthy. In fact, your mouth is highly sensitive to poor nutrition. At Commack Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons we believe it’s[...]

Oral Health Month Celebrated in June

According to the American Dental Association (ADA), an estimated 100 million Americans don’t go to the dentist on a yearly basis. This is concerning. Regular oral care, like brushing and flossing frequently and going to the dentist at least two times per year, can prevent most severe dental conditions. Lingering tooth pain or gum swelling can contribute[...]

National Smile Month

Smile because smiles are free, they’re contagious, relieve stress, boost our immune systems, and smiling considered is a universal sign of happiness.  Oral Health America designates May 14 – June 14 as National Smile Month, a long standing campaign to educate and emphasize the importance of regular preventative dental care. How do you maintain a healthy[...]

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and dental associations urge the public to get regular oral cancer screenings, and to self-check between examinations. It is recommended to regularly self-check for signs and symptoms of oral cancer between dental visits, and to see a dental professional if you have symptoms that do not improve or disappear[...]

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

David Miller DDS reminds parents that their children can avoid cavities. Brushing your teeth twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste, cleaning between your teeth daily, eating a healthy diet that limits sugary beverage and snacks, and seeing your dentist regularly for prevention and treatment of oral disease are the keys to a lifetime of[...]

Dental Erosion

Dental Erosion is the loss of tooth enamel caused by acid attack. Enamel is the hard, protective coating of the tooth, which protects the sensitive dentine underneath. When the enamel is worn away, the dentine underneath is exposed, which may lead to pain and sensitivity. Every time you eat or drink anything acidic, the enamel[...]

Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?

Thought on why we have wisdom teeth. Our ancestors had a different diet than us mostly consuming coarse food such as nuts, raw meat, leaves and roots which required extensive mastication force. They had larger jaws and three pairs of molar teeth. Since we now boil, steam, bake, chop and cook our food, the extra[...]

Tooth Replacement

Do you have dentures? Consider tooth replacement with dental implants. They can give you a beautiful, natural smile.  Dental implants are fixed in place, so they won’t move, click or shift. A dental implant feels, fits and functions like a natural tooth. In addition, dental implants allow you to bite naturally, eat virtually anything, and brush[...]

The Wisdom Behind Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Just because someone is not experiencing wisdom teeth pain that does not mean that they are not affecting one’s health. Even wisdom teeth that are symptom-free pose an increased risk for chronic oral infections, periodontitis and tooth decay, according to results of a seven-year clinical trial conducted by researchers for the American Association of Oral and[...]

Keeping Your Bones and Teeth Strong For Life

You can take the following steps to promote oral health and keep your bones and teeth strong for life. Eat a healthy diet including plenty of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean protein and low-fat dairy products. • Maintain a healthy weight. Get 1000 to1200 milligrams (mg) of calcium each day from calcium-rich foods and[...]

Tooth Replacement

If you have had a tooth extraction and are considering a tooth replacement, you may be facing the sometimes difficult decision of how to replace the missing tooth and whether to do so at all. The case for replacing a natural tooth after tooth extraction is a strong one. Patients can suffer a number of[...]

Sports Safety Tips for National Facial Protection Month

We are calling all MVPs, team captains, full roster players, practice squads, coaches, teachers and parents/caregivers to pay attention to sports safety. Five of the nation’s top dental associations want to remind everyone to play it safe during recreational and organized sports to help prevent serious, painful facial injuries that can take the fun out[...]

Exploding E-cigarettes

E-cigarettes are designed to resemble conventional cigarettes, but are touted as a healthier alternative. From 2009 to January 2016, the Food and Drug Administration identified 134 US incidents of E-cigarette batteries overheating, catching on fire or exploding. In the 134 incidents from recent years, more than 50 people were injured, and at least 67 of the[...]

Wisdom Teeth Management

A recent press release from the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) addressed the importance of wisdom teeth management. Third molars, more commonly known as wisdom teeth, usually emerge in young adulthood between ages of 17 and 25. This period known as the “age of wisdom” brings with it many decisions. “It is[...]

Medications and the success of dental implants

Each year, about 500,000 North Americans get dental implants. If you are one of them, and are preparing to have an implant, it might be a good idea to discuss medications with your Oral Surgeon.   A body of research indicates that in order to raise the odds that dental implants will attach properly, there are[...]

Say yes to chocolate for Halloween treats

Time is of the essence when it comes to teeth and sugar, so not all candy is equal.   Chewy treats and hard candy are particularly damaging because they spend a prolonged amount of time stuck to teeth and are more difficult for teeth to break down. Hard candies tend to be the most acidic –[...]

Reasons for tooth extractions

Reasons for tooth extractions: Extensive decay that cannot be repaired with a filling or crown Trauma due to an accident When gum disease loosens or severely damages a tooth Some people have extra teeth that block other teeth from coming in. When sometimes baby teeth don’t fall out in time to allow the permanent teeth[...]

Dental Implants Month is August

Dental implants are often the best treatment for missing teeth and are the closest you can get to a healthy, natural smile. They restore the ability to confidently eat, smile, laugh, talk, play and enjoy all regular activities of everyday life.   According to the Centers for Disease Control NHANES Study, prosthodontists estimate that more[...]

Your dentist can tell if you are stressed out

Did you know that stress can affect your mouth, teeth, gums and jaw?   More and more signs of stress are showing up in the dentist’s office. During routine dental examinations and cleanings, dentists are able to detect oral symptoms of stress, including orofacial pain, bruxism (teeth grinding), temporomandibular disorders (TMD), mouth sores and gum[...]

Celebrate World Oral Health Day with Good Oral Hygiene

World Oral Health Day is celebrated every year on March 20th. It is an international day to celebrate the benefits of a healthy mouth and to promote worldwide awareness of the issues around oral health and the importance of oral hygiene for everyone from the young to old.Numerous recent scientific studies indicate associations between oral health[...]

Fillings of the Future

A few years from now millions of people around the world might be walking around with an unusual kind of glass in their mouth, and using it every time they eat. Engineers have made some promising findings about the ability of ‘bioactive’ glass to help reduce the ability of bacteria to attack composite tooth fillings[...]

New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Smile

Have a brighter healthier smile in the new year! Eating well is important to your dental health. A diet including fruits, vegetables, legumes and nuts improve your body’s ability to fight bacteria and inflammation, helping to protect your teeth and gums. Quit smoking tobacco and smokeless tobacco. Because of new trends in smoking E-cigarettes and[...]

Don’t Suffer With Missing Teeth

According to the American Dental Association the average adult between the ages of 20 and 64 has three or more decayed or missing teeth. A large space between teeth may affect the way you chew or speak. In addition, remaining teeth may shift and bone loss might occur.   Dental implants are a stronger, more permanent[...]

Medication Related Bone Disease

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons are beginning to see a growing number of patients with symptoms of osteonecrosis of the jaws, an often painful condition characterized by exposed dead or dying bone in their jaws. Biophosphonates are a class of drugs that prevent the loss of bone mass.  High-potency intravenous biophosphonates have been shown to modify[...]

The Superpowers of Fluoride

The following excerpt was obtained from the American Dental Association on www.mouthhealthy.org Fluoride hails from the planet Earth. It’s found naturally in rocks, soil and water, but fluoride doesn’t exist on its own. Like so many superheroes, it’s created through a scientific process. When you eat things like candy, crackers or noodles, cavity-causing bacteria starts feasting[...]

Medication Related Jaw Bone Problems

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons are beginning to see a growing number of patients with symptoms of osteonecrosis of the jaws, an often painful condition characterized by exposed dead or dying bone in their jaws.  Further investigation revealed a link between these cases and the use of bisphosphonate and other antiresorptive drugs. Biophosphonates are a class[...]

Healthy Teeth, Healthy Heart

A recent study published in Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism on April 16… Oral infections are the most common diseases of humankind and are also a key risk factor for heart disease, which is the leading cause of death worldwide. In a review article published in Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism on April 16, researchers[...]

Oral Cancer Risk Factors

An estimated 35,000 new cases of oral cancer will be diagnosed each year.  An estimated 25% of oral cancer patients have no known risk factors. However, there are some risk factors that are associated with oral cancer: Alcohol and tobacco remain the greatest risk factors (and using them in combination increases the risk 15 times over the[...]

The Age of Wisdom

Wisdom teeth, or third molars, are the last teeth to develop and appear in your mouth. They come in between the ages of 17 and 25, a time of life that has been called the “Age of Wisdom.”When a tooth doesn’t fully grow in, it’s “impacted”-usually unable to break through the gums because there isn’t[...]

April is National Facial Protection Month

Prevent accidents first. . . …but, know what to do when they do occur Fractured/Broken tooth Find the broken pieces, store in water or milk. See dentist within 24 hours – may be able to reattach the broken pieces of tooth. Analgesics for pain. Displaced tooth See your dentist immediately. If the tooth is extruded[...]

National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month which brings attention to the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.  5 Smile Ready Food Tips 1 SNACK ON FIBER-RICH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES: Chewing high-fiber foods boosts saliva flow, helping wash away food particles and decrease acid. Consider: celery, apple slices, carrot sticks 2 LOAD[...]

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. Developing good habits at an early age and scheduling regular dental visits helps children to get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. Tooth decay affects more than one[...]

E Cigarettes and Oral Health

Dental researchers want to know the oral effects of the increasingly popular battery-powered devices that deliver cigarettes electronically and in an array of flavors, vapors and venues ranging from convenience store to “vape shop” and including the Internet. As public health officials cast regulatory eyes on the relatively new and expanding e-cigarette market, an “evolving[...]

Oral Surgery with a gentle touch

Have a stress free dental visit at David Miller  DDS  in Commack NY. Several of our patients have said “The doctor and nurse were very nice, calm and accommodating.”  Our dental services include: dental implants, wisdom tooth extractions and other oral surgery.

Wisdom Teeth Complications

As many of us know, wisdom teeth can create problems for all of us, including teens and especially adults who still have their wisdom teeth.  Unfortunately unexpected problems with wisdom teeth often happen at the least convenient times. Fortunately early extraction can avoid complications and other health problems. Statistics are high.  Nine out of ten[...]

Oral Cancer and Biopsies

Close to 40,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. The death rate for oral cancer is higher than that of many other cancers not because it is hard to discover or diagnose, but due to the cancer being routinely discovered late in its development. In general, you should take note[...]

Tooth Abscess

An abscessed tooth is an infection caused by tooth decay, periodontal disease or a cracked tooth. These problems allow bacteria to enter the pulp (the soft tissue of a tooth). When pus builds up at the root tip in the jaw bone, it forms a pus-pocket called an abscess. If the abscess is not treated, it[...]

Dental Implants – An Alternative to bridges and dentures

A person should have thirty-two teeth in their mouth, four being wisdom teeth.  As we all know, with age come problems with our teeth.  Over time and for a variety of reasons, we may have lost some of those precious teeth. As an alternative to bridges and dentures comes the magic of dental implants. Dental implants[...]

Do you have discoloration, ulcerations or a growth in your mouth?

n general you should take note of any changes occurring in the gums, the tongue, the floor or roof of your mouth, the skin on the inside of the cheek or any swelling in the bony areas of the mouth or face. Most growths are benign but be sure to have a biopsy in case[...]

Short Implants- A New Solution to an Old Problem

Have you been told that you don’t have enough bone height for a dental implant? Bicon short implants may be the answer. Many people want implants in the back part of the jaws. However, due to bone loss over the years, there may not be enough bone. Bicon short implants have been solving this problem for over[...]

How To Get Wiser Without Wisdom

Wisdom teeth do not improve with age… A common refrain from the parents of teenagers is that they have big mouths.  Although that might be true, those mouths are usually not big enough for wisdom teeth to grow.  Early extraction can resolve the problems of complications and health problems. Statistics are high.  Nine out of[...]

Oral Health and Calcium

Calcium is a mineral your body needs to help build strong bones and healthy teeth. Low-fat and fat-free milk and dairy products are especially good sources of calcium. Even before baby teeth and adult teeth come in, they need calcium. As the teeth are coming into the mouth, they continue to take in calcium so they can develop[...]

Post Op Oral Surgery Instructions

After dental or oral surgery follow these simple instructions. 1.Leave the gauze in place for at least 30 minutes, then remove. If abnormal bleeding occurs, fold a sterile gauze, place over socket and bite down on it for 30 minutes. Keep head elevated. (Slight oozing is normal for up to 24 hours.) 2.Nothing to eat[...]

Your Teeth Can Save You From the Summer Sun

To reduce your and your family’s risk of sunburn this summer, eat foods rich in the antioxidants Vitamin C such as cantaloupe and strawberries, Vitamin E such as nutmeats and tomatoes,and the Vitamin A precursor Beta Carotene such as cantaloupe and apricots! David Miller DDS Commack, NY  

Anesthesia Options

As a patient at the office of Dr. David Miller you have the option of three types of anesthesia to make your procedure pain free. Local anesthesia, also known as novocaine, is an injection in the mouth that makes the area numb. This can be used alone or together with either of the next two[...]

Tooth Extractions – Commack

The following are some of the reasons that you may need a tooth extracted: ·Severe tooth decay or infection ·Severe gum disease ·In preparation for orthodontic treatment, braces ·Teeth in the fracture line ·Fractured teeth ·Prosthetics; teeth detrimental to the fit or appearance of dentures ·Insufficient space for wisdom teeth (impacted third molars) ·Cosmetic; teeth[...]

Anesthesia Options

As a patient at the office of Dr. David Miller you have the option of three types of anesthesia to make your procedure pain free. Local anesthesia, also known as novocaine, is an injection in the mouth that makes the area numb. This can be used alone or together with either of the next two[...]

Oral Biopsy

In general, you should take note of any changes occurring in the gums, the tongue, the floor or roof of the mouth, the skin on the inside of the cheek or any swelling in the bony areas of the mouth or face. You should look for discoloration, ulcerations and growths. If you or your dentist[...]

Bank On Your Cells

Similar to the way umbilical cord blood is now being stored, we can offer you an opportunity to protect your future health as well as the health of your loved ones. The collection of stem cells from your healthy teeth is now here. Parents that saved their children’s cord blood when they were born have[...]

Oral Health and Calcium

Calcium is a mineral your body needs to help build strong bones and healthy teeth. Low-fat and fat-free milk and dairy products are especially good sources of calcium. Even before baby teeth and adult teeth come in, they need calcium. As the teeth are coming into the mouth, they continue to take in calcium so[...]

Short Dental Implants

A New Solution to an Old Problem Have you been told that you don’t have enough bone height for a dental implant? Bicon short implants may be the answer. Many people want implants in the back part of the jaws. However, due to bone loss over the years, there may not be enough bone. Bicon[...]

Mouth Guards

Mouth guards not only protect the teeth, but the lips, cheeks, and tongue. Why are mouth guards important? Mouth guards not only protect the teeth, but the lips, cheeks, and tongue. They help protect head and neck injuries such as concussions and jaw fractures. When should someone wear a mouth guard? Someone should wear a[...]

Tooth Extractions

The following are some of the reasons that you may need a tooth extracted: ·Severe tooth decay or infection ·Severe gum disease ·In preparation for orthodontic treatment, braces ·Teeth in the fracture line ·Fractured teeth ·Prosthetics; teeth detrimental to the fit or appearance of dentures ·Insufficient space for wisdom teeth (impacted third molars) ·Cosmetic; teeth[...]

Care Following Oral Surgery

After dental or oral surgery follow these simple instructions. 1. Leave the gauze in place for at least 30 minutes, then remove. If abnormal bleeding occurs, fold a sterile gauze, place over socket and bite down on it for 30 minutes. Keep head elevated. (Slight oozing is normal for up to 24 hours.) 2. Nothing[...]

Preparing For Oral or Dental Surgery

What to Expect – before, during and after. To be better prepared for your oral or dental surgery and to make you feel more at ease, we would like to explain the entire process to you. Feel free to bring your headphones with you. What to Expect Upon arriving at the office, you will be[...]

Top 10 Reasons For Removing Wisdom Teeth

Infection and inflammation are common even when there are no apparent symptoms. 10. Because there is limited space for wisdom teeth to erupt and because the surrounding gums are difficult to keep clean, infection and inflammation are common even when there are no apparent symptoms. Research shows that once inflammation takes hold, it is almost impossible[...]

Dental Implants are Here to Stay

Using dental implants to replace missing teeth and to support dentures is a very important part of dentistry today. But it took some time for it to be this way. When I was in my Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency program in the late 1980s, dental implants were the “new thing.” Very few people knew[...]

Dental Implant Factoids

When wealthy Egyptians had missing teeth their teeth were replaced by extracted teeth from slaves or poor people. George Washington who suffered from infected and abscessed teeth and inflamed gums, had only one tooth left by 1789   His first set of dentures was spring loaded with a base made of hippopotamus ivory and teeth formed[...]

Dental Implants

Has the tooth fairy knocked on your door too often? The fact is that a person should have thirty-two teeth in their mouth, four being wisdom teeth.  As we all know, with age come problems with our teeth.  Over time and for a variety of reasons, we may have lost some of those precious teeth. [...]

Wisdom Teeth

How to get wiser without wisdom …  Wisdom teeth do not improve with age.A common refrain from the parents of teenagers is that they have big mouths. Although that might be true, those mouths are usually not big enough for wisdom teeth to grow.  Early extraction can avoid complications and other health problems. Statistics are[...]

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