Two New Studies : Wisdom Teeth, Dental Ozone

Two New Studies : Wisdom Teeth, Dental Ozone

Most of your adult teeth come in before you’re a teenager. So why the big delay in getting your wisdom teeth – something not seen in other primates? A new study in Science Advances offers an explanation at last. To solve the riddle, researchers created 3D...
A Primer on Cavitations (Jawbone Osteonecrosis)

A Primer on Cavitations (Jawbone Osteonecrosis)

While more people are becoming aware of the risks of mercury amalgam “silver” fillings and even root canals, far fewer are aware of the problem of cavitations. Also known as chronic ischemic bone disease or osteonecrosis of the jaw, these sites of “hidden infection”...
A Primer on Cavitations (Jawbone Osteonecrosis)

Even More About Cavitations

Cavitations – areas of dead, decaying tissue in the jaw, often at old extraction sites – are both extremely common and an often overlooked factor in an array of chronic inflammatory health problems. We’ve blogged before about how they can develop and...
A Primer on Cavitations (Jawbone Osteonecrosis)

What Are “Cavitations”?

A tooth extraction isn’t just yank and all done. It’s a surgical procedure. Sometimes it’s relatively simple and straightforward; others, it’s more complex. In all cases, and like any dental or medical treatment, it involves risks. Last week, we mentioned an all too...
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