Kenneth J. Jackson, D.D.S.
809 Redskin Trail
Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895
Phone: 419.738.2426
Fax: 419.738.6411

Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Oral Surgery
... Impactions The wisdom teeth, or third molars, are the most frequently impacted teeth due to lack of space in the jaw...

Orthodontics
...When wisdom teeth appear, also known as third molars, this can also caused properly aligned teeth to relapse...

Dental Glossary
...Within one large film, panoramic X-rays reveal all of the upper and lower teeth and parts of the jaw, and provide information used for extracting wisdom teeth, and can reveal abnormal growths or cysts in the jaw bone...

Dental X Rays
... There are three type of radiographs that are routinely taken: Bitewings used to help diagnose cavities between the teeth, as these areas are not visible when looking directly in the mouth Periapical shows the entire tooth, including the root and surrounding bone useful in diagnosing an abscess, impacted tooth or bone loss due to periodontal disease Panoramic gives a view of the whole jaw good screening tool used for the extraction of wisdom teeth shows any abnormal growths or cysts in the jaw bone

Instrumentarium Panoramic X-ray
... Panoramic imaging is generally used to view impacted wisdom teeth, periodontal bone loss, diagnosis of jaw or dental pain, assessment for implant placement, orthodontic assessment, inter-dental cavities, carcinomas within the jaw, TMJ diagnosis, as well as for other diagnostic reasons...

Soredex Cranex D Panoramic X-ray
...This is often used to view wisdom teeth and their positions in regards to surrounding teeth, bone, and tissue...

Wisdom Teeth
Wisdom Teeth Wisdom teeth, or third molars, usually appear around age 18...

Orthodontic Glossary
...Within one large film, panoramic X-rays reveal all of the upper and lower teeth and parts of the jaw, and provide information used for extracting wisdom teeth, and can reveal abnormal growths or cysts in the jaw bone...