Mental Health & Dentistry

Psychiatric illnesses negatively affect dental health if proper preventive measures are not taken. According to the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, people suffering from severe mental illness are 2.7 times more likely to lose their teeth than the general population. Although, patients who are not considered severely mentally ill may still have anxious reactions when it…

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Wisdom Teeth Removal Guide – Prepare, During & Recovery

As we get older and gain life experience, we are said to become wiser. One major milestone that marks wisdom is the appearance of your third molars, commonly referred to as your “wisdom teeth.” These teeth usually begin protruding between the ages of 17 and 21. It is normal to feel a little discomfort when…

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What You Should know about Tooth Extraction

A tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from its socket in the bone. If a tooth has been injured or develops tooth decay, your dentist will recommend treatments to save the tooth first such as a filling or crown. In cases where the tooth is too severely damaged, your dentist may recommend for…

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Are you afraid of going to the dentist?

March 21, 2014 You are not alone. Many people have a fear of the dentist. According to WebMD.com, about 5-8% of adults experience a dental phobia so strong that they avoid going to the dentist completely. This could be detrimental to your health, but don’t worry – Advanced DDS is here to help you. Having…

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