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Facial trauma can result in serious injuries, ranging from cuts and lacerations to broken bones. The length of the healing process will depend on the nature and severity of the patient’s injuries, along with other factors, such as the patient’s age and overall health. In order...

Successful recovery following oral surgery, such as placement of dental implants or extraction of wisdom teeth, depends on the patient taking good care of the surgical site at home after leaving our office. It’s also important to be aware of the signs of post-operative complications so...

Patients have many reservations about traditional dentures. They may be concerned about a poor fit or discomfort from wearing the appliances. All-on-4, which uses four dental implants to secure a denture, offers patients a unique alternative to standard dentures that overcomes many of their challenges. By...

Various changes over time can detract from your facial appearance, but fortunately, certain cosmetic procedures can help to restore a more youthful aesthetic. Working with an oral surgeon to plan for these cosmetic treatments can be valuable, as these specialists have expertise in balancing the facial...

Are you having your wisdom teeth removed? If so, you probably have questions about this procedure. Removing your wisdom teeth can improve your oral health, comfort, and quality of life. Following are answers to common questions about wisdom teeth extractions. Why is wisdom teeth removal necessary? Wisdom teeth...

Did you know that dental implants could last a lifetime? These sturdy prosthetics are designed to replace missing teeth, permanently. While the costs for dental implants might be higher up front than dentures or bridges, they actually help reduce long-term dental costs. This is because...

A supernumerary tooth is an extra tooth. Most adults have about 32 permanent teeth while children typically have 20 deciduous teeth. The eruption of extra teeth is a disorder called hyperdontia. Affecting up to four percent of the population, hyperdontia can lead to a number...

Bone grafts are common procedures used to improve the health and function of the jawbones. A bone graft might be performed as a preliminary procedure before receiving dental implants or performed after a tooth extraction to give patients the option for receiving implants at a...

A tooth extraction that involves a surgical procedure, such as removal of the wisdom teeth, can result in complications if the patient does not take proper care of the extraction site afterward. Your oral surgeon will send you home with thorough instructions about what to do...