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More Teeth, More Problems!
While it may not be as overtly fascinating as having an extra finger or a third nipple, extra teeth or supernumerary teeth occur only in about 2% of the population within their adult set of teeth and in less than 1% of primary teeth. The condition can be referred to as polydontia or hyperdontia. Now, […]
Why ‘Dental Tourism’ Doesn’t Work.
My inspiration for this week’s blog is the recent uptick of patients I’ve seen who have experienced unfortunate complications associated with dental implant therapy performed abroad as part of ‘Dental Tourism’ trips. Whether it’s to evaluate implant failure, implant fracture, bone infection or a broken jaw, more and more patients now seek me out to […]