Common Reasons for Tooth Removal

Tooth removal is a surgical procedure that takes out an entire tooth, including the roots. In addition to removing wisdom teeth, an oral surgeon may need to remove diseased and injured teeth as well as baby teeth in certain circumstances. Following are reasons why these types of teeth and situations require tooth removal. Diseased/Injured Teeth […]

Tips to Prepare for Your Oral Surgery Procedure

Do you have an upcoming oral surgery procedure? Are you wondering what you can do to prepare for your treatment? Preparing for your procedure and anticipating your needs during recovery is a wise move to make. Our practice believes in patient empowerment and education; and because of this, our staff will gladly answer your questions […]

Can all of my wisdom teeth be removed at the same time?

Having your wisdom teeth removed is a great investment in your oral health that can stave off a litany of problems and health conditions. Wisdom teeth removal is a procedure that involves surgery. Many times, an oral surgeon will remove all of a person’s wisdom teeth at once. This is because it is more convenient […]

Facial Trauma: Hard Tissue Injuries

When you suffer facial injuries due to an accident, playing contact sports or as the victim of a violent act, the bones of your jaw and face can be broken and in need of repair. Such injuries can affect both the function and appearance of your smile. To give yourself the best chance of a […]

Is there a cure for sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea, a condition in which patients stop breathing repeatedly for very brief periods of time while a sleep, poses serious health risks. Fortunately, effective treatment is available for this condition. Patients have a number of different options to treat and eliminate the symptoms of their sleep apnea. The first step in getting effective sleep […]

Considering Dentures: What are the first steps?

If you have lost your remaining teeth or had them extracted, you may be wondering what to do next in order to restore a complete smile. You have a number of options for dentures, and it’s important to have all of the accurate information you need to make the right treatment decision for your case. […]

Facial Trauma: Soft Tissue Injuries

When you suffer facial trauma from an accident, sports injury, fall, violence or other reason, you may suffer damage to the soft tissues of your cheeks, gums and tongue, in addition to broken bones, dislodged teeth and other consequences of facial trauma. An oral surgeon can repair all of the injuries listed above and restore […]

Can wisdom teeth cause TMJ disorder?

You may have heard of a friend or acquaintance who noticed symptoms of a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder, like jaw pain or clicking, popping or locking of the jaw, shortly after having their wisdom teeth removed by an oral surgeon. Because of the timing of the events, those people may have blamed their TMJ symptoms […]

How Dental Implants Have Revolutionized Treatment for Tooth Loss

Before dental implants, patients had to settle for structurally incomplete prosthetic appliances that looked and felt noticeably artificial. Now that dental implants are an option in a wide variety of scenarios of tooth loss, patients have access to a revolutionary treatment method that dramatically improves on stability and functionality of the smile after tooth loss. […]

Is the All on 4 Procedure New or Experimental?

All on 4 has become a popular method for replacing teeth among edentulous patients. This is because All on 4 improves the look and function of dentures. While this tooth replacement method is relatively new to the public, it is not an experimental procedure. Studies and research have shown that dentures supported by dental implants […]