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Falls are among the most common causes of facial fractures that may require a surgical intervention to repair. If you have lingering pain in your jaw after a fall, you should be evaluated by an oral surgeon to determine the most appropriate treatment. After your injury,...

Did you know that an oral surgeon can receive additional education and training for anesthesia certification? Since oral and maxillofacial surgeons perform procedures such as placing dental implants, bone grafting, wisdom teeth extractions, and jaw surgery, anesthetic medicine is often used to promote patient comfort...

Have you ever wondered why patients have their wisdom teeth removed even when those teeth aren’t causing trouble? Unfortunately, impacted wisdom teeth can cause a variety of oral health issues at any time. Therefore, many patients opt to have these potentially problematic teeth extracted as...

Oral pathology is the branch of dental science that focuses on diagnosing oral diseases and gathering the necessary information that will shape the subsequent treatment plan. Patients with suspicious lumps or lesions in the hard or soft tissues of the mouth can consult with an...

Losing teeth is a life-changing event that leaves many people distressed about their health and appearance. From depression to malnutrition, patients with an incomplete smile suffer with daily difficulties. Eating meals and pronouncing words becomes arduous, and with lost teeth, many folks become embarrassed of...

Does your jaw make a popping sound when you open your mouth? Do you suffer with inexplicable facial pain or frequent headaches? If you answered yes to these questions, you could have TMJ disorder, a common oral health condition that affects mouth movement and oral...