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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

FAQs About Wisdom Teeth Removal

If you are thinking about having your wisdom teeth removed, you may have a number of different questions about the treatment process and the extraction procedure. Here are some of the most common questions we hear from patients who are preparing for this treatment. Why do I need to have my wisdom teeth removed if [...]

By |November 6th, 2018|Categories: wisdom teeth|Comments Off on FAQs About Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom Teeth Removal Helps Keep Your Smile Straight

Millions of people have worn braces for years to achieve a beautiful, healthy-looking smile. Many people have also experienced unwanted tooth movement after wisdom teeth come through the gums. This scenario is why it is important to have your wisdom teeth extracted soon after they emerge. Retaining wisdom teeth can affect the placement and positioning [...]

By |October 25th, 2018|Categories: oral surgery|Comments Off on Wisdom Teeth Removal Helps Keep Your Smile Straight

Reclaim a More Youthful Appearance with Teeth in A Day

Has tooth loss negatively affected the way you feel about your appearance? Missing teeth can produce a prematurely-aged appearance. Ill-fitting prosthetics can also make a person look older than they should. Fortunately, reviving your appearance with dentures supported by dental implants can improve many facets of your life. Also called “Teeth in a Day” and [...]

By |October 16th, 2018|Categories: teeth in a day|Comments Off on Reclaim a More Youthful Appearance with Teeth in A Day

Which teeth can be replaced by dental implants?

Any type of tooth can be replaced by a dental implant. Dental implants are incredibly versatile when it comes to providing sturdy bases to which restorations and prosthetics can be attached. Even though a dental implant can theoretically replace any kind of tooth, a skilled oral surgeon or dentist will need to be incredibly familiar [...]

By |October 5th, 2018|Categories: dental implants|Comments Off on Which teeth can be replaced by dental implants?

Will I still need denture adhesives with All-on-4?

The All-on-4 approach secures an entire upper or lower denture using just four dental implants. This treatment offers edentulous patients a number of benefits in contrast to conventional dentures. One of these benefits is to eliminate the need for messy denture adhesives that may leave an unpleasant taste in your mouth. The unique structural qualities [...]

By |September 24th, 2018|Categories: All-on-4|Comments Off on Will I still need denture adhesives with All-on-4?

Are there diet restrictions after a tooth extraction?

Has your dentist referred you to an oral surgeon for a tooth extraction? Perhaps it’s time to have your wisdom teeth removed. If you do have an upcoming tooth extraction, you might have some questions about the treatment and recovery process. Many people ask about dietary restrictions following a tooth extraction procedure. There are a [...]

By |September 14th, 2018|Categories: tooth extraction|Comments Off on Are there diet restrictions after a tooth extraction?