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Bone grafting can help patients who might not otherwise be suitable for dental implant placement access this valuable treatment. Read on to learn more about how bone grafting can assist these patients, as well as safety considerations associated with the procedure. Why Bone Grafting May be...

When our jaws are broken or misaligned, our health and quality of life suffers. Jaw surgery can be corrective or reconstructive in nature and sometimes, the temporomandibular joints require treatment as well. Our oral surgeons utilize medications to increase comfort during treatment. Sometimes local anesthetics...

If you are thinking about having your wisdom teeth removed, you may have a number of different questions about the treatment process and the extraction procedure. Here are some of the most common questions we hear from patients who are preparing for this treatment. Why...

Millions of people have worn braces for years to achieve a beautiful, healthy-looking smile. Many people have also experienced unwanted tooth movement after wisdom teeth come through the gums. This scenario is why it is important to have your wisdom teeth extracted soon after they...

Has tooth loss negatively affected the way you feel about your appearance? Missing teeth can produce a prematurely-aged appearance. Ill-fitting prosthetics can also make a person look older than they should. Fortunately, reviving your appearance with dentures supported by dental implants can improve many facets...

Any type of tooth can be replaced by a dental implant. Dental implants are incredibly versatile when it comes to providing sturdy bases to which restorations and prosthetics can be attached. Even though a dental implant can theoretically replace any kind of tooth, a skilled oral...

The All-on-4 approach secures an entire upper or lower denture using just four dental implants. This treatment offers edentulous patients a number of benefits in contrast to conventional dentures. One of these benefits is to eliminate the need for messy denture adhesives that may leave...

Some patients may be put off by the upfront cost of dental implants, but making a treatment decision solely based on this consideration is short-sighted. When comparing dental implants with conventional appliances, like a fixed dental bridge or standard dentures, it’s important to look at...