Athletes Urge Students To Prevent Facial Injury

The University of Maryland School of Dentistry brings together professional football players, Baltimore student athletes, and an entrepreneurial alumnus to show how mouth guards help avoid facial injuries. Read full article

Understanding the Wisdom Behind Extracting Wisdom Teeth

A family dentist recommends a teen patient visit an oral and maxillofacial surgeon (OMS) for removal of his wisdom teeth. But what if he’s not experiencing any problems with the teeth right now? Read Full Article

New technology helps veteran gain his smile back

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – They say you can tell a lot about a person just by looking at their face, but for Sgt. Lee McNeil – that’s something he never really liked to show. The 48-year-old from Lee County suffered a major injury to his mouth while serving in Afghanistan in 2004. Read full article

U.S. surgeons remove rare facial tumor from Brazilian girl

Doctors in Louisiana removed a rare facial tumor from a Brazilian 3-year-old after her parents took to social media pleading for help. Melyssa Delgado Braga of Sao Paulo is now recovering from the eight-hour surgery, conducted in December. Read full article