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Are you curious about dental implants? If you are evaluating your tooth replacement options, you might have come across dental implants. More than likely, since these replacement teeth are relatively new, you might have questions about how they function and how they can benefit people...

Jaw surgery is a common procedure performed by an oral surgeon. This type of treatment is corrective in nature and can address alignment issues with the lower mandible and the way it connects to the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) along with developmental abnormalities that have caused...

Oral cancer can be a life-threatening condition if it is diagnosed in an advanced stage when it has already spread to surrounding tissues. However, the prognosis when it is identified and treated earlier is quite good for patients. The five-year survival rate for patients who...

Patients who long for a more youthful appearance but have reservations about a surgical facelift can consider Botox as an alternative. This treatment uses an injection to fill in the tissues surrounding crow’s feet, as well as wrinkles that form between the brow as a...

Many patients choose to pursue wisdom tooth extraction as a precaution against the complications that can arise from impacted wisdom teeth, like discomfort, cysts, infections and damage to surrounding teeth. However, some people understandably may be reluctant to consider a surgical procedure when their wisdom...

Patients may be interested in dental implants as a tooth replacement solution when a child loses a permanent tooth. However, children are typically not good candidates for dental implants. Because the jaw develops until the child is in his or her mid-teens, a dental implant...

Orthognathic surgery may seem like a fancy procedure, but it’s really just corrective jaw surgery. An oral surgeon might perform orthognathic surgery to correct a cross bite, underbite or open bite, as well as other issues that prevent the jaws from fitting together properly. Patients...

Wisdom teeth are the targets of almost every elective tooth extraction, and it’s often the initial reason that prompts a patient to consult with an oral surgeon. These teeth are often removed proactively to prevent the multiple problems that can arise from an impacted third...