what is oral surgery

Do You Need Oral Surgery?

Learn Everything You Need to Know About Oral Surgery When you hear “oral surgery,” you probably think of tooth extractions, right? While this indeed falls under the scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery, this specialty field encompasses much more than that one procedure. A Penn Dental Medicine, we strive to ensure that patients understand what […]

how to stop a toothache

How to Stop a Toothache

Try These Tips for Emergency Toothache Relief… as Soon as You Make Your Appointment! Wondering how to stop a toothache? While there are things you can do at home to alleviate your discomfort, your number one goal should be addressing the root cause. When we experience pain, that’s a signal that something is wrong in […]

root canal recovery

The Facts About Root Canal Recovery

Avoid Excessive Pain After Your Root Canal with These Tips A root canal procedure addresses damage and disease inside of a patient’s tooth. Although this procedure can save teeth and prevent tooth extractions, patients tend to approach this treatment with some hesitation. Why? Because of the circulating misinformation regarding what level of pain to expect […]