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Your Most Common Dental Implant Questions Answered

If you have suffered with tooth loss, it is important to look into whether dental implants are a good fit for your needs. These versatile prosthetics are used to replace the roots of teeth and can hold restorations like crowns and bridges. Dental implants also support other oral structures, including existing teeth and bone. Following [...]

By |August 15th, 2019|Categories: dental implants|Comments Off on Your Most Common Dental Implant Questions Answered

Teeth in a Day Will Have You Smiling Again in No Time

An incomplete smile takes a toll on our quality of life, self-esteem, and oral health. If you have suffered with total tooth loss, it is important to know there is hope. Teeth in a Day is a great option for meeting the needs of edentulous patients. Teeth in a Day, also known as All-on-4, can [...]

By |August 6th, 2019|Categories: teeth in a day|Comments Off on Teeth in a Day Will Have You Smiling Again in No Time

Understanding The Nature Of Facial Trauma

Facial trauma that results from an injury to the jaw, other facial bones or soft oral tissues can have serious consequences for the function and appearance of your smile if it’s not treated promptly and appropriately. People should do everything possible to prevent the kinds of injuries that cause facial trauma. This can be accomplished [...]

By |July 26th, 2019|Categories: facial trauma|Comments Off on Understanding The Nature Of Facial Trauma

Why did my dentist refer me to an oral surgeon?

Has your dentist recommended that you see an oral surgeon? If so, you might be wondering what an oral and maxillofacial surgeon (OMS) does and why it is necessary to receive oral surgery from a specialist. An OMS possesses advanced education and training to provide focused care for the treatment of problems such as tooth [...]

By |July 15th, 2019|Categories: oral surgeon|Comments Off on Why did my dentist refer me to an oral surgeon?

Don’t Let Your Missing Teeth Affect Your Ability to Eat

Has tooth loss affected your ability to eat your favorite foods? Losing teeth has far-reaching effects on our health. Fortunately, the effects of tooth loss can be rectified with dental implants. These biocompatible prosthetics restore oral function so you can enjoy your favorite foods with comfort and confidence. If you’ve lost teeth, we recommend scheduling [...]

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Oral Surgery Aftercare: Steps to Minimize Discomfort

Do you have an upcoming oral surgery? If so, you might be wondering how you can minimize discomfort. Our oral surgeons will send a take-home packet of instructions after receiving dental implants, bone grafting, wisdom teeth extractions, jaw surgery, and other treatments for facial trauma. These take-home packets include valuable information on what you should [...]

By |June 25th, 2019|Categories: oral surgery|Comments Off on Oral Surgery Aftercare: Steps to Minimize Discomfort

Benefits of Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Wisdom teeth aren’t necessary for optimal oral function. In fact, the emergence and retention of wisdom teeth can lead to orofacial discomfort and increased risks for conditions like tooth decay and gum disease. Keeping your wisdom teeth can be problematic. This is why oral health professionals recommend their surgical removal. Following are benefits to having [...]

By |June 14th, 2019|Categories: wisdom teeth|Comments Off on Benefits of Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Do I really need to replace a tooth that’s not visible in the smile?

Patients may be tempted to postpone replacing a tooth at the rear of the jaw because it isn’t visible when you smile. However, there can be significant consequences for doing so, for both your smile’s appearance and your health and well-being. After experiencing tooth loss, patients should consider a variety of tooth replacement options, especially [...]

By |June 5th, 2019|Categories: dental implants|Comments Off on Do I really need to replace a tooth that’s not visible in the smile?

How All-on-4 Dental Implants Can Benefit A Variety Of Patients

Osseointegration, the process in which bone tissue in the jaw fuses with a dental implant, is instrumental to the longevity and durability of dental implants. Unfortunately, many patients who want to get dental implants, such as long-term denture wearers who want to upgrade their appliance, may have already experienced bone loss that can present a [...]

By |May 24th, 2019|Categories: All-on-4|Comments Off on How All-on-4 Dental Implants Can Benefit A Variety Of Patients

4 Fun Teeth Facts

Your teeth are tremendous tools that help you chew, speak and look good. You may be well-acquainted with your pearly whites and think that you know a lot about this essential body part, but here are some facts that may surprise you. It’s important to know as many facts as you can about your teeth [...]

By |May 16th, 2019|Categories: oral surgeon|Comments Off on 4 Fun Teeth Facts