Do Not Ignore your Wisdom Teeth

Our third molars are referred to as our Wisdom Teeth. Located at the very back end of your set lined up teeth, wisdom teeth are usually the last to develop, usually during the ages of 15 to 30 years. And since they have been traditionally associated with this age to describe the onset of maturity and the attainment of “wisdom”, they have been termed as Wisdom teeth and are believed to be “evolutionary relics” that helped our ancestors who ate diets of rougher foods like sticks and plants. As teeth wore down or fell out, wisdom teeth provided replacements. With today’s advancements in dentistry and oral hygiene, we don’t really need replacement teeth.

Hence, most dentists and Maxillofacial surgeons recommend that we extract out wisdom teeth before they can cause us any problems because of their alignment. The most common symptom of wisdom teeth is pain at the back of the mouth, right behind the molars that could sometimes reflect pain to your jaw, neck and temporal region. This pain gradually increases, due to the tooth growing sideways away from the rest of the surrounding molars they get in the way and the misalignment compresses the bone and adjoining nerves.

The area becomes very sensitive and swells with a reddish color and the pain could become importunate . You should relate this information to your dentist immediately as it’s possible to experience wisdom teeth symptoms. During the natural growing process the tooth cuts through the surface of the gum, it results in open (gingiva) tissue. This allows bacteria to make its way in to the opening causing a localized infection. Sometimes, the pain of the infection-inflamation is so severe, that it could have an overall effect on your general health as well.

At other times, the wisdom tooth can be blocked from coming out due to restricted space caused by the jaw bone dimension and the neighboring teeth. This is called an impacted tooth. And while the tooth cannot come out, the roots, however, will continue to elongate if the growing process hasn’t finished. The longer the tooth remains inside, the more prolonged the process will be and consequently more pain will be experienced.

Remember that fetid breath, bad taste upon chewing food, redness and swelling are all associated with an infection. So if you are experiencing some pain at the back of your mouth where the wisdom teeth would be, consult a dentist immediately. If it is indeed your wisdom tooth that is troubling you, your dentists will get it extracted either under local or general anesthesia. Make sure to discuss any complications before the procedure.

If your wisdom teeth have already erupted, they can be easily removed if space in your jaw will be an issue; impacted teeth on the other hand can be a little more complicated. The procedure requires an incision to be made in the gum and sometimes the removal of the covering bone. Only then can this tooth be removed.

Wisdom teeth extraction is a common procedure and is likely the best solution to relieve your symptoms.

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry



Cosmetic dentistry is without doubt one of the hottest specialties of dentistry today’s days. In the early times, cosmetic dentistry was supposed to be the property of the rich and the elite field. This is because the price of cosmetic dentistry has never been a concern for the layperson. With the advancements in technology, innovative and cost-effective methods that have been developed, cosmetic dentistry has gained popularity among different segments of the society. These days, it can be said that the cosmetic dentistry is flourishing very quickly and more people are using the unlimited available possibilities.

Advances in cosmetic dentistry have made many people happy by helping them reviving their lost or damaged teeth. Modern methods of cosmetic dentistry can do wonders to fill the gaps between the teeth, straighten crooked teeth with orthodontics, fill the cavity with fillings or implants and other procedures to restore your smile and help you look younger.

Cosmetic dentistry treatments can be classified into different categories and the of price cosmetic dentistry, vary with different types of treatments. Different types of cosmetic dentistry procedures include teeth whitening, bleaching processes, porcelain veneers, dental implants, dental bridges, contouring and reshaping teeth, dentures, dental composite fillings, and porcelain crowns.

CEREC Crown technology

A dental crown is a cap that covers the natural tooth, strengthens and also improve their shape and color. The crowns have gained a long and difficult reputation, but technological advances in dentistry have become much more popular.

CEREC crowns are CAD or CAM technology which enables patients to receive their crowns in place, and you do not have to have a temporary crown placed. CEREC crowns enable patients to get a new crown the same day they need it, the crown is very strong (117% stronger than your natural tooth structure), durable and can be used on the same day. The implant can be placed from start to finish, including anesthesia, tooth preparation, ceramics and cementation. The procedure on natural teeth is to reduce about one to two millimeter the structure along the perimeter of the tooth, take a picture of the tooth, send this information to computer technology in 3-D, this machine is designed to create the porcelain crown specifically for the proposed tooth.



Designing the Hollywood Smile of your dream In One Day


Most people are often impressed by the whole personality of Hollywood stars, and what attracts people the most is their sparkling white well positioned teeth. In addition to designer clothes and professional grooming.

A smile helps to perfect your appearance, and if you have your teeth perfectly aligned, this can help boost your level of confidence. On the other hand, if some of your teeth are distorted or otherwise crowded or misshaped, you can use cosmetic dentistry to help create your perfect smile through a variety of dental procedures.

Teeth whitening, as we know it is a cosmetic dental procedure that should ideally be performed by a qualified dentist. If you have disfigured teeth, this type of dentistry can help to enhance the beauty of your smile, and also helps raise your confidence level.

These procedures should be carried out by specialists only, and perfect dentists are not easy to find, that is why Dr. Jean-Jacques Edderai is here to help you create dreamy of your smile come true. To get started, you have to book an appointment with Dr. Jean-Jacques Edderai and get your dreamy smile created and done in only one day!!!!


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