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An incorrect bite, or malocclusion, can develop when the upper and lower jaws grow and develop at different rates. This can lead to a number of problems, such as underbites or “gummy” smiles due to a disproportionate upper jaw. When the teeth do not meet properly,...

Did you know that a quick examination with your oral surgeon or general dentist could save your life? Each year, over 8,000 people in the United States die from oral cancer. Statistics show that about 42,000 Americans will be diagnosed with cancers of the mouth...

Wisdom teeth, or third molars, are not necessary for optimal oral function. These teeth are commonly extracted by an oral surgeon because they erupt later than the rest of the permanent teeth and often cause orthodontic problems such as crowded and misaligned teeth. When wisdom...

Tooth loss doesn’t just have negative effects on your smile’s appearance. It can also interfere with the functionality of your teeth and compromise the stability of remaining teeth. When faced with tooth loss, it’s important to choose an effective and durable appliance to replace the...

Oral surgeons are dental specialists who posses additional education and training to address a range of health conditions that affect the oral cavity and face. Patients are typically referred to our oral surgeon from dentists and other physicians. Providing oral surgery services, our team treats...