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The Importance of Extracting Wisdom Teeth

Retaining your wisdom teeth could lead to the development of serious oral health concerns. Not only does keeping wisdom teeth lead to problems like orthodontic issues and painful infections, it can drastically affect your quality of life. Wisdom teeth are associated with frequent discomfort like orofacial pain and headaches. Having your wisdom teeth removed is [...]

By |February 15th, 2019|Categories: wisdom teeth|Comments Off on The Importance of Extracting Wisdom Teeth

Tooth Extraction: Common Questions And Answers

Patients who are consulting with an oral surgeon about a tooth extraction may never have undergone an oral surgery procedure in the past. They often have numerous questions. We’ve compiled some of the most common questions posed by patients who are facing surgical tooth extractions, along with their answers. When is surgery needed to extract [...]

By |February 5th, 2019|Categories: tooth extraction|Comments Off on Tooth Extraction: Common Questions And Answers

Avoid A Lengthy Wait With Teeth In A Day

If you need to restore a complete smile after tooth loss, you probably don’t want to wait for weeks until you can smile confidently again. All-on-4, which may also be called Teeth in a Day, offers patients an alternative with a streamlined timeframe, along with the other benefits associated with implant-supported dentures. The All-on-4 Treatment [...]

By |January 25th, 2019|Categories: teeth in a day|Comments Off on Avoid A Lengthy Wait With Teeth In A Day

Why are wisdom teeth typically more difficult to remove than other teeth?

Patients may not understand why they need to see an oral surgeon in order to have their wisdom teeth removed when they can just go to the dentist to have other teeth extracted. Wisdom teeth are far more likely to become impacted, which requires oral surgery to remove surrounding bone tissue before the tooth can [...]

By |January 14th, 2019|Categories: oral surgery|Comments Off on Why are wisdom teeth typically more difficult to remove than other teeth?

Will dental implants affect natural, adjacent teeth?

Dental implants are unique among tooth replacement solutions because they are structurally complete, consisting of both a root-like structure and an artificial crown. Because the dental implant acts as a pseudoroot, one of the many benefits of this treatment method is the ability to stand alone without support from surrounding teeth. This means that neighboring [...]

By |January 4th, 2019|Categories: dental implants|Comments Off on Will dental implants affect natural, adjacent teeth?

Secure Dentures with Teeth in a Day

Do your dentures move when you speak and eat? Perhaps you wish your dentures fit more comfortably or looked more natural. We offer All-on-4 dentures supported by dental implants to improve the lives of our edentulous patients. Also known as “Teeth in a Day”, All-on-4 is a method of increasing denture stability by securing custom [...]

By |December 26th, 2018|Categories: teeth in a day|Comments Off on Secure Dentures with Teeth in a Day

Facial Trauma: Risk Factors and Treatment

Have you ever wondered what happens when a person loses a tooth or breaks a facial bone to a traumatic injury? Facial trauma can be extensive, debilitating, and incredibly distressing. Our team of dedicated oral surgeons provides surgical treatment for facial trauma so that our guests can enjoy comfortable oral function and an improved quality [...]

By |December 14th, 2018|Categories: facial trauma|Comments Off on Facial Trauma: Risk Factors and Treatment

Dental Implants: Is bone grafting safe?

Bone grafting can help patients who might not otherwise be suitable for dental implant placement access this valuable treatment. Read on to learn more about how bone grafting can assist these patients, as well as safety considerations associated with the procedure. Why Bone Grafting May be Needed Prior to Dental Implant Placement The long-term success [...]

By |December 5th, 2018|Categories: bone grafting|Comments Off on Dental Implants: Is bone grafting safe?

Will I be comfortable during my jaw surgery?

When our jaws are broken or misaligned, our health and quality of life suffers. Jaw surgery can be corrective or reconstructive in nature and sometimes, the temporomandibular joints require treatment as well. Our oral surgeons utilize medications to increase comfort during treatment. Sometimes local anesthetics and oral sedatives are enough to maintain comfort. Those receiving [...]

By |November 26th, 2018|Categories: jaw surgery|Comments Off on Will I be comfortable during my jaw surgery?

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