Dentistry is a medical practice involving the evaluation, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of conditions of the mouth, teeth, jaw and face.
Something on an X-ray had indicated an infection at the root, and my jaw was trying to wall it off with calcification. We wanted to avoid bone loss so we did root canal. Read More
My dentist recommended deep scaling because some of my teeth were getting loose. She referred me to a periodontist. He explained that they would do quadrants of my mouth, recovering for 6-8 weeks in between procedures. The periodontist has a way of working with tools so you never actually see the tools. Read More
I noticed that there was a small bump on the roof of my mouth. I didn't think much of it, figuring I'd burned my mouth on pizza or something. Well, that bump swelled up into a small hard knot in the soft palate tissue in the middle of the roof of my mouth. Read More
Wisdom Tooth Extraction
I had my wisdom teeth out relatively late, at age 23. Read More