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Is It Wise To Remove Wisdom Teeth?

December 27, 2011

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  Having returned from the Christmas Holiday, I received an article that was written and posted on yahoo news about the dangers of wisdom tooth surgery. This news article would lead readers to believe that wisdom tooth removal is too risky, dangerous, and unnecessary. I am writing to tell you that this article is wrong. […]

White House and Congress Seek to Reduce Costs and Improve Oral Health Care

December 27, 2011

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In recent years, there has been a sudden emergence of alternative dental providers in the United States. Alternative dental providers undergo training for a specific scope of dental practice, and they aim to provide more basic and affordable services to patients. Until recently, grants had become available through the federal government (which included demonstration projects) […]

FDA Approval for New Implants

December 23, 2011

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As of November 23, 2011 MegaGen USA received FDA approval for the sale of their AnyRidge Implant System. Last year, when I was in Korea, this system was in the experimental stage. For it to receive FDA approval so quickly is an example of the technological expertise and quality control process at MegaGen (Korea). There […]

Laser Dentistry: Excellent Treatment for Mouth Sores

December 2, 2011

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Mouth sores can be unsightly and very painful for a lot of patients. For years dentistry and medicine have tried to provide a remedy for the unexplained pain some patients experience on a periodic basis. Many times these sores are onset by physical or emotional stress. Stress is still a largely unexplained phenomenon which often […]