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Wisdom Teeth Removal: Optimize Whole Body Health

You may not realize how much of an effect impacted wisdom teeth can have on your overall health, but it’s quite significant. A healthy mouth is the gateway to a healthy body, so if impacted wisdom teeth are increasing your risk of infection or other issues, your entire body may suffer as a result. […]

By |September 15th, 2017|wisdom teeth|Comments Off on Wisdom Teeth Removal: Optimize Whole Body Health|

Are You Prepared for a Dental Emergency?

Facial trauma can result in a number of different injuries that may compromise your smile. You may break or lose a tooth, or you may suffer a fractured jaw, for example. An oral surgeon is qualified to treat all of these injuries, so you may want to keep one in mind in case you […]

By |September 4th, 2017|facial trauma|Comments Off on Are You Prepared for a Dental Emergency?|

Dental Implants Offer A Long-term, Permanent Solution

Did you know that dental implants have an incredibly long lifespan? It’s true. A dental implant, once stable, can last for decades, and in some cases, the rest of a person’s life. Not only do dental implants address the limitations of popular prosthetics like bridges or dentures, they can last far longer and require […]

By |August 25th, 2017|dental implants|Comments Off on Dental Implants Offer A Long-term, Permanent Solution|

Experiencing Symptoms of Impacted Wisdom Teeth?

Do you suffer with facial pain or frequent headaches? Perhaps the gums and teeth at the back of your mouth feel sensitive? Retaining our wisdom teeth can produce a host of oral health complications and issues with daily comfort. This is because wisdom teeth erupt in adulthood rather than adolescence and end up fighting […]

By |August 14th, 2017|tooth extraction|Comments Off on Experiencing Symptoms of Impacted Wisdom Teeth?|

Follow These Tips to Help Prevent Jaw Injuries

Like other oral health structures, your jaws are precious. The jawbones hold the roots of teeth in place, protecting them, while also contributing to all oral function by connecting the temporomandibular joints (TMJs) to the skull. A jaw injury can seriously disrupt oral function and one’s quality of life – especially if jaw surgery […]

By |August 4th, 2017|jaw surgery|Comments Off on Follow These Tips to Help Prevent Jaw Injuries|

Will a wisdom tooth abscess go away on its own?

If you develop an abscess, you should see a dentist or oral surgeon as soon as possible for treatment. An abscess is a dangerous oral health condition that can spread throughout the oral cavity and rest of the body. When an abscess develops, strong antibiotics are necessary along with endodontic care (root canal therapy) […]

By |July 24th, 2017|wisdom teeth|Comments Off on Will a wisdom tooth abscess go away on its own?|

4 Things You May Not Know About Dental Implants

Dental implants have quickly become the go-to prosthetic for replacing missing teeth. This is because implants address the loss of all a tooth’s structure, including structure below the gums. While most dental professionals regard dental implants as the best alternative to biological teeth, many people do not know much about these durable replacement teeth. […]

By |July 14th, 2017|dental implants|Comments Off on 4 Things You May Not Know About Dental Implants|

Wisdom Tooth Extraction: What are the Health Benefits?

A tooth extraction is the surgical removal of a tooth’s crown and its roots. This type of procedure is done for many reasons—normally to preserve one’s health and quality of life. The most common teeth extracted are wisdom teeth. This is because third molars (wisdom teeth) are especially prone to becoming diseased. Wisdom teeth […]

By |July 3rd, 2017|tooth extraction|Comments Off on Wisdom Tooth Extraction: What are the Health Benefits?|

Wisdom Teeth Removal: What are post-extraction considerations?

Has your dentist referred you to our oral surgeon for wisdom teeth extractions? If so, you might have some questions about to expect after your procedure. Having your wisdom teeth removed is a smart investment in your health; this is because keeping your wisdom teeth can lead to serious oral health problems like infections […]

By |June 26th, 2017|wisdom teeth|Comments Off on Wisdom Teeth Removal: What are post-extraction considerations?|

Dental Implant FAQs

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 who have lost teeth. Our oral surgeon provides bone […]

By |June 15th, 2017|bone grafting|Comments Off on Dental Implant FAQs|