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Enjoy Natural Looking Results with These Cosmetic Procedures

As we get older, time and gravity take their toll on our facial appearance. We can develop wrinkles or drooping skin that is unattractive. Certain cosmetic procedures can reverse these signs of aging. In some cases, the same treatments may also help younger patients who are merely dissatisfied with the contouring of their natural features. [...]

By |November 15th, 2018|Categories: oral surgeon|Comments Off on Enjoy Natural Looking Results with These Cosmetic Procedures

4 Important Steps to Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Did you know that our teeth are meant to last a lifetime with proper care? Sometimes, however, life and oral disease get in the way of maintaining healthy teeth. While many people may not be able to keep all their teeth for a lifetime, there are proactive measures people can take to help keep teeth [...]

By |July 6th, 2018|Categories: oral surgeon|Comments Off on 4 Important Steps to Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Harmful Dental Habits to Avoid

Broken or damaged teeth are more common than you might think, and often these negative consequences result from harmful dental habits. Fortunately, if you kick these bad habits to the curb (or don’t pick them up to start with!), you can avoid the need for extensive tooth repair. Here are a few pointers to remember [...]

By |May 25th, 2018|Categories: oral surgeon|Comments Off on Harmful Dental Habits to Avoid

Why should I choose an oral surgeon for dental implant placement?

Different types of dental providers may offer dental implant placement, but your best option is likely to be an experienced oral surgeon. These specialists perform dental implant placements on a regular basis, and their extensive experience with the procedure and focus on surgical interventions in general give patients an excellent chance at achieving the desired [...]

By |April 25th, 2018|Categories: oral surgeon|Comments Off on Why should I choose an oral surgeon for dental implant placement?

How TMJ Disorder is Detrimental to Oral Health

A temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder may cause significant discomfort for patients, and this is often the primary complaint that prompts patients to seek treatment for the condition. However, TMJ disorders also have a significant impact on your oral health beyond any pain that you might experience. When the jaw is not functioning properly, it can [...]

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Dental Myths that Could be Damaging Your Teeth

If you’re basing your oral health practices on inaccurate information, you may actually be harming your smile. It’s important to tell the difference between dental facts and dental myths. Here are a few of the most common dental myths that patients believe. Tooth extraction is nothing to worry about: Ideally you should take all possible [...]

By |December 26th, 2017|Categories: oral surgeon|Comments Off on Dental Myths that Could be Damaging Your Teeth

Botox: A Non-surgical Solution

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 result of a patient’s countless facial contractions over the course [...]

By |April 24th, 2017|Categories: oral surgeon|Comments Off on Botox: A Non-surgical Solution

What are my financing options for oral surgery?

We understand that financial concerns can often be an issue for patients who are considering some type of oral surgery, but we don’t want money to stand in the way of getting the treatment you need from an oral surgeon. Therefore, we offer a wide variety of financing options to help you fit treatment costs [...]

By |March 6th, 2017|Categories: oral surgeon|Comments Off on What are my financing options for oral surgery?

What is prognathism and how can it be treated?

Prognathism is a craniofacial abnormality where the lower mandible (jawbone) protrudes outward. This condition can cause the biting surfaces of teeth make improper contact. Prognathism can also strain the temporomandibular joints (TMJ) that connect the lower jawbone to the cranium. When orthodontists and general dentists can’t rectify this condition with orthodontic treatment or restorations, patients [...]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Categories: oral surgeon|Comments Off on What is prognathism and how can it be treated?

FAQs Regarding General Anesthesia for Oral Surgery

General anesthesia can help patients maintain maximum comfort during oral surgery, but patients often have many questions about this part of their treatment, especially if they’ve not had much experience with surgery. Here are some of the most common questions that we get about general anesthesia at our office. What does general anesthesia do? In [...]

By |January 4th, 2017|Categories: oral surgeon|Comments Off on FAQs Regarding General Anesthesia for Oral Surgery