Wisdom Teeth Removal Facts

Getting wisdom teeth removed is almost as common as getting braces. Just about everyone will need wisdom teeth removed, just like most everyone needs some sort of orthodontic treatment. However, just like we see with braces, there’s a lot of incorrect information out there about wisdom teeth. Today, we want... Read more »

Do You Know what an Oral Surgeon Does?

Do you know what an oral surgeon does? Or do you just think that they’re the folks who take your wisdom teeth out - and take those hilarious videos after? If it’s the latter, you’re not alone. That’s the mindset most people have, but the truth is that oral surgeons... Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Often Replace a Missing Premolar

The average adult has eight permanent premolars. These important teeth reside between the teeth in the front of your mouth and the molars in the back of your mouth. They work in synergy to bite off pieces of hard food, while also helping to efficiently grind and break down food... Read more »

Gum Surgery Might Be Needed to Treat Severe Periodontal Disease

Left untreated the gum inflammation of gingivitis can gradually worsen. Over time the bacterial presence of hardened tartar could worsen into the more serious periodontal infection of periodontitis. This severe type of periodontal disease can gradually cause your gumline to recede from your teeth. As this continues to develop small... Read more »

Age Comes with Wisdom and Wisdom Teeth

We all change as we grow older and hopefully learn a little wisdom as we go along. Your teeth also change with time, and as we reach adulthood, our wisdom teeth can begin to appear. Wisdom teeth, for most people, can be a threat to your oral health and the... Read more »

Oral Emergencies Happen

Unfortunately, sometimes accidents happen. When it comes to your oral health, a little education and preparation can go a long way to saving your smile if an emergency situation does arise. Let’s address some common oral emergencies and what to do about them. Objects Between Your Teeth: If you end... Read more »

Preventing Tooth Abscess Following Dental Infection

The primary goal of our oral surgeons and our dental team is to help our patients maintain healthy smiles with proper dental habits. If you have developed a dental infection, we encourage you to treat it now to avoid tooth abscess. While the human body is often very effective at fighting off... Read more »

How to Prepare for Your Oral Surgery

Every type of surgery involves some sort of preparation, no matter how big or small the procedure may be. The same goes with oral surgery. Regardless of the surgical procedure, our team at Redondo Oral Surgery wants to ensure that you remain as safe and comfortable as possible during your... Read more »

Sleep Apnea and Its Genetic Factors

Not all causes of sleep apnea are a result of your environment. For some patients, sleep apnea is actually the result of genetic factors that are beyond their control. There are two main types of sleep apnea — central sleep apnea and obstructive sleep apnea — and each has its... Read more »

Which Type of Bone Graft Is Right for You?

If you are planning to complete your smile with dental implants but your jaw bone is too weak to support your new teeth, our team of specialists may recommend a bone graft. A bone graft is a minor procedure designed to strengthen the jaw bone so that it can sufficiently... Read more »