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Dental Implants by Oral Surgeons

If you have missing teeth or heavily damaged teeth that need to be replaced, dental implants may be right for you. Getting a dental implant, consists of a small rod placed within the bone beneath the gums where a tooth once was. The implant fuses with the jaw and eventually serves as an anchor for a crown or […]

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Facial Trauma

Facial traumas are challenging injuries for patients to cope with, particularly because can directly affect a person’s appearance and ability to do otherwise routine activities, such as speak and eat. Anyone with a facial trauma needs the attention and care of a specialist who understands the delicate makeup of the facial bone structures and the soft tissues that […]

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Oral Pathology

Oral pathology is the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in and around the mouth. It includes cancer growth along the tongue, cheeks, roof of the mouth, gums and the floor of the mouth. When a biopsy confirms an oral cancer diagnosis, an oral surgeon will discuss treatment options and recommendations with the patient. In many cases, surgery […]

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Oral Surgeon vs. General Dentist

Why Choosing an Oral Surgeon is Better Many of the procedures performed by an oral surgeon are also offered at a local general dentist’s office. This leaves many patients to wonder which type of provider they should choose for their oral health treatment needs. It is important to recognize, however, that while both providers may be ‘qualified’ to treat […]

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TMJ Disorders and Treatment by Surgeons

The temporomandibular joint is the area where the jaw meets the skull. As the jaw grows through childhood, adolescence and into adulthood, complications can occur within this small joint, leading to chronic pain and other issues that affect a person’s overall quality of life. By visiting an oral surgeon for TMJ disorders, patients can receive a proper diagnosis […]

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What to Expect after the Removal of Multiple Teeth

Many of the patients we treat come to us for the removal of multiple teeth – particularly if they are having wisdom teeth removed or preparing to get dental implants. Though this is very common place at our office, having several teeth removed at once is very different than having just one or two extracted. Patients should understand […]

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Your First Visit to an Oral Surgeon

The first visit to our office is your opportunity to become acquainted with our staff, services, and our office procedures. We utilize this time to listen to your concerns, confirm diagnosis, and inform you of your options for treatment. In most cases, the first visit is for consultation purposes only, and treatment will be scheduled for a later […]

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Post Op for Oral Surgery

The days and weeks following an oral surgery are an integral part of the recovery process. It is important to follow all of the surgeon’s instructions for care to promote healing and reduce the risk of post-surgical difficulties. Most patients experience a complication-free recovery and can return to work or school within one to two […]

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Guided Implant Surgery

Guided implant surgery is a method that allows dentists to plan your implant surgery on a computer using Computerized Tomography (CT) as opposed to traditional panoramic x-rays that offer the dentist a limited approach during the planning and execution of the oral surgery. This technique ensures a more accurate process from plan to execution. Did […]

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Full Mouth Restoration

A full mouth restoration offers patients who have experienced a variety of dental traumas. From those who grind their teeth (bruxism) to those who have had oral cancer to drug users looking for a fresh start, a full mouth restoration will improve both the aesthetics of your mouth and the function. This helps improve the […]

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