Tooth exposure surgery refers to a procedure which is performed in cases where a tooth has failed to erupt properly. Most often, the procedure is performed when a tooth has been blocked from erupting because of dental crowding, or when a baby tooth has not fallen out, preventing an adult tooth from erupting. Tooth exposure surgery can be done in our office even if you have braces. Exposure of impacted […]
For healthy teeth and gums, think before you eat and drink. Eat a balanced diet and limit between-meal snacks. If you are on a special diet, keep your physician’s advice in mind when choosing foods. Keep these tips in mind when choosing your meals and snacks: Drink plenty of water. Eat a variety of foods […]
Dr. Marina Shurova, DDS DISCLAIMER: The content in this article should not be considered a medical advice. Self-diagnosing can be dangerous and leads to serious health consequences. Please contact your dentist for evaluation. It is a known fact that the mouth is the gate to your overall health. Research has linked oral health to some […]
By Dr. Marina Shurova, D.D.S. How often have you seen those inviting advertisements announcing implants for $1000-$1500? You may not be getting the whole story and here is why. It’s not a secret that anyone with missing teeth understands how embarrassing or uncomfortable it can be smiling or eating in public. Quality of daily life […]
Baby teeth…. Are they necessary? Potential problems and corrective treatment that all parents must know!
By Dr. Marina Shurova, DDS It is a common misunderstanding by parents that baby teeth are not worthy of saving because they are temporary and eventually are replaced by adult teeth. In reality baby teeth are critical to space maintenance before the permanent teeth come in. In the photo above my 12-year old patient lost […]