What to do after Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Posted by NSOMS on Wednesday, April 10, 2019span>

You've got an oral surgeon appointment, you're ready to wave goodbye to your wisdom teeth - but are you ready to take care of yourself post-surgery?

The extraction of wisdom teeth is a surgical procedure that should be taken seriously, and making sure that you know what to do when you get home is vital for your recovery. Be wise, even after surgery.

Here are out helpful suggestions to make sure that you reduce the chance of unnecessary pain, swelling, bleeding and other complications.

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Topics: Wisdom Teeth

Risks of dental treatments abroad

Posted by NSOMS on Sunday, March 31, 2019span>

It is a pretty common practice for people living in New Zealand and other Western countries to head to the likes of Vietnam or Thailand for dental treatment. The main reason behind it, as you've probably guessed, is saving money.

It's true that it's cheaper to get your dental treatment done in Vietnam, but is money more important than your long-term health?

Risks of dental treatments abroad

Overseas dentistry seems economically attractable. Indeed, you might also think of a vacation squeezed in between the treatment visits. As good as it sounds, there are factors we want you to be aware before making your decision:

 

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Topics: Health, Dental Cost

5 Innovations in Dentistry You Should be Aware of

Posted by NSOMS on Wednesday, March 27, 2019span>

If you take a look at the relatively primitive tools that dentists used a few decades ago, you'll realise that it probably wasn't the best time to have dental problems.

Thankfully, innovators are constantly engaged in improving dental tools and procedures to make sure that, when it comes to a visit to your dentist, every appointment is better than the last.

Here are 5 innovations in dentistry that you should be aware of:

 

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Topics: Other Procedures, Surgery

Wisdom Teeth Issues - Symptoms and Causes

Posted by NSOMS on Friday, February 1, 2019span>

 

Formally known as third molars, their common name or what they’re notoriously known by is ‘wisdom teeth’ as they present themselves a lot later than your other teeth, therefore coming across as more ‘wise’ than your earlier teeth.

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Topics: Oral Health, Wisdom Teeth

Dentures vs Dental Implants

Posted by NSOMS on Friday, February 1, 2019span>

There is nothing more eye-catching about a person than their smile but, unfortunately, it’s very common for many people to experience tooth loss as they age for a number of reasons. Missing teeth can cause self-confidence issues, feeling embarrassed about the condition of your teeth and you may find yourself not smiling as much as you used to.

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Topics: Oral Health, Health, Technology, Dentures