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While living an active lifestyle through sports and other physical activities is important for one’s total well-being, some hobbies, sports, and activities can be quite dangerous. Certain sports and hobbies can greatly increase a patient’s risk for accidental falls, facial trauma, and head injuries. Whether...

Much like the saying the “eyes are the window to the soul”, the same could be said for oral health and general well-being. Research has shown that a healthy mouth is literally a gateway to a healthy body, and many health conditions and oral diseases...

When our oral surgeons perform certain treatments, various types of sedation may be involved to promote a positive experience and improve one’s care. Since many surgeries and procedures require accuracy and precision, sedation can help our team work without obstruction while our guests rest peacefully....

Dental implants have earned an acclaimed reputation for restoring incomplete smiles as naturally as possible. Since these prosthetics address the loss of a tooth’s roots as well as its biting surface, implants assist with smooth and comfortable oral function. In addition to restoring one’s appearance...

Having one’s wisdom teeth removed is a common procedure performed by an oral surgeon. This treatment is common because wisdom teeth are typically very problematic to oral health. The retention of these teeth (also called third molars) can increase one’s risk for dental caries, periodontal...

The lower jaw, or mandible, is essential to oral function. The lower mandible is connected to the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and these two hard tissues work together to facilitate all mouth movement—from eating to speaking. Additionally, the positioning of the lower jaw affects more than...

Edentulous patients who choose conventional dentures as a tooth replacement typically find that those appliances need to be re-fitted and/or replaced periodically as their fit declines. For patients who prefer a more permanent solution to their tooth loss, All-on-4 improves on standard dentures by adding...

Molars are vital to oral function. Since these teeth have flat and ample biting surfaces, they help chew food to small enough pieces so that we can swallow with ease. Just losing one molar can greatly affect oral function. Moreover, losing a molar can lead...