Third molars are commonly referred to as wisdom teeth. They are usually the last teeth to develop and are located in the back of your mouth, behind your second molars.
A natural tooth consists of a root and a crown. If you compare natural teeth to implant-supported replacement teeth, you’ll see they have the same basic parts.
Missing teeth over a period of time can cause your jaw bone to atrophy, or resorb.
Orthognathic surgery is needed when the top and bottom jaws don't meet correctly and/or teeth don't adequately fit within the jaw.
An oral and maxillofacial specialist is thoroughly qualified to repair facial injuries.
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People with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have disrupted sleep and low blood oxygen levels. When obstructive sleep apnea occurs, the tongue is sucked against the back of the throat.
Cleft Lip & Palate
During early pregnancy separate areas of a child's face develop individually and then join together, including the left and right sides of the roof of the mouth and lips.