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Innovative Techniques in Jaw Surgery

Innovative Techniques in Jaw Surgery

Innovative Techniques in Jaw Surgery: What’s New? St. Louis South Oral Surgery has always been at the forefront of introducing innovative techniques in jaw surgery. We are experts in several types of surgical procedures and have mastered the art of conducting jaw correction surgeries with minimal discomfort to our patients. This article aims to discuss … Read more

Alternatives to Dentures

There are several alternatives to dentures, which are removable false teeth used to replace missing teeth. These alternatives include: Dental Implants: Dental implants are titanium screws that are surgically placed into the jawbone to replace the root of a missing tooth. A crown (artificial tooth) is then attached to the implant, permanently replacing the missing … Read more

The Role of Your Jawbone in Dental Health

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Your jaw performs many critical functions, including allowing you to make ordinary daily movements with your mouth, like laughing, speaking, eating, yawning, singing, among others. Furthermore, it makes significant contributions to your overall dental health. In this article, you will learn the main role of the jawbone in dental health. Holding Your Teeth Your jawbone … Read more

TMJ Treatment And What It Means For You

TMJ refers to the hinge connecting your jaw to your temporal bones of the skull. The temporomandibular joint enables your jaw to move up and down and sideways, allowing you to easily chew, laugh, talk, and perform other tasks with your mouth. However, because of its work nature, this joint is susceptible to frequent injuries … Read more

Tips For Maintaining Jawbone Health

The jawbone is one of the most important parts of the human body. It performs key functions whose absence would make a person’s life all but impossible. For instance, the jawbone facilitates movement of the mouth to allow a person open and close their mouth with ease. If your jawbone is not working properly, you … Read more