Onyeka Mgbemere, BDS

Dr. Onyeka Mgbemere is a graduate of Dentistry and a licensed dentist who is passionate about the promotion of oral health education and prevention of oral diseases. She is currently undergoing her residency program in Oral medicine after spending years working at a Naval hospital. Her hobbies are watching movies and reading.

How Long Does It Take The Hole To Close After Tooth Extraction?

How Long Does It Take The Hole To Close After Tooth Extraction

Although permanent teeth are designed to last throughout life, they could be extracted due to a number of reasons. Extracting a tooth is usually the last resort, especially if the tooth cannot be saved or the patient cannot afford other procedures to save the tooth. After a tooth has been extracted, a hole is left …

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Roof Of Mouth Hurts: Causes, Treatment And Prevention

Toothache

Experiencing pain in the roof of your mouth (also known as the palate) is a relatively common occurrence. This is because the mouth is very sensitive and comes in contact with different substances that can cause irritation or an adverse reaction. This can result in the formation of sores or bumps at the roof of …

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What Should A Tooth Extraction Look Like When Healing?

what a tooth extraction looks like when healing

Tooth extraction is a very common procedure done in the dental clinic and this is the treatment of choice depending on the severity of the infection, the extent of damage and other reasons. After the extraction, you realize that the healing process may be more frightening than the actual procedure itself. There will be some …

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Smoking After Tooth Extraction: What You Should Know

Smoking after tooth extraction

If you’ve just had a tooth extraction and you are a smoker, you may be wondering if and when it is advisable to start smoking after the procedure. However, it is essential to know that smoking immediately after tooth extraction can essentially double or triple your healing time. This article highlights all you need to …

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How To Tell If You Have A Cavity

how to tell if you have a cavity

Most people generally avoid visiting the dentist… until they have pain. Various things could cause pain in the teeth or mouth, but the commonest reason is a Cavity. If you’ve never had a cavity, you might not know how to recognize one. Early detection and treatment of dental cavities are essential to the wellbeing of your teeth. This article shows how …

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