A hernia is when part of the body pushes into an area it doesn’t belong. Because there are a lot of places in the body (um, everywhere!) where this can happen, there are a lot of different types of hernias. Hiatal Hernia A hiatal hernia occurs when the stomach bulges up into the chest through… Continue Reading »

17 to 25: The age range when most people have their wisdom teeth removed. Dentist and oral surgeons like to wait until two-thirds of the root is formed before extraction. When your jaw is in this last stage before development stops, wisdom teeth are easy to remove. 85% Percentage of people who will have their wisdom teeth… Continue Reading »

No one wants to here a dentist tell them they need wisdom teeth removal. However, there are many wisdom teeth removal myths that may make you unjustifiably hesitant for the procedure. Read on to learn common myths—and the realities—regarding Salt Lake City wisdom teeth removal. Wisdom Teeth Myth #1: Wisdom teeth removal is painful When… Continue Reading »

A bunion is a deformity of the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint. A bunion develops when the first metatarsal bone of the foot turns outward and the big toe points inward, causing the joint to jut out. When symptoms start impacting everyday life, it may be time to be consider Salt Lake City bunion removal surgery. Bunions:… Continue Reading »

Most people get their wisdom teeth in their late teens and early 20s. Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars that surface at the back of the mouth. Most people have four wisdom teeth, two on the top and two on the bottom. What are Impacted Wisdom Teeth? Frequently these teeth don’t have enough… Continue Reading »

Foot pain may sound like a minor condition but it can dramatically reduce the quality of your life. One of the most common causes of foot pain is a bunion. What are Bunions? A bunion is an abnormal, bony bump that forms on the side of your foot where the base of your big toe… Continue Reading »

Tradition says that those between the ages of 16 and 25 are entering into the age of wisdom. Dentistry tells us that this age also brings the emergence of wisdom teeth. Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that develop in early adulthood. For many people having their wisdom teeth come in… Continue Reading »

Each year, International Clinical Trials’ Day is celebrated around the world on or near the 20th of May. Today, we can celebrate the work we do here at Jean Brown Research. Thanks to everyone and remember that we are making the difference! About International Clinical Trials’ Day In 1747, a Royal Navy surgeon named James… Continue Reading »

No one looks forward to wisdom teeth removal. Undergoing surgery and recovery costs time, causes pain, and gets in the way of living our lives. One of the most frequently given reasons for postponing or avoiding wisdom teeth removal until the pain becomes unbearable is that wisdom teeth removal costs too much. Simple extraction of… Continue Reading »

Tooth decay is damage that occurs when bacteria in your mouth make acids that eat away at a tooth. It can lead to a hole in the tooth, called a cavity. If not treated, tooth decay can cause pain, infection, and tooth loss. You can prevent tooth decay by forming good habits that include using… Continue Reading »