Common Questions About Oral Surgery Recovery

Do you have questions concerning your recovery post-op? We have answers to the most common questions we get. Read on for more: How can I prepare for oral surgery? Make sure you have a comfortable recovery place set up at home. Having extra pillows can help you rest more comfortably,... Read more »

Do You Know What to Expect With Oral Surgery in Dentistry?

Are you familiar with the term oral and maxillofacial surgery? Oral surgery involves the mouth and maxillofacial surgery involves the face and jaw. With extensive training, our oral surgeons have 4 plus years of post-graduate on top of dental training, as well as surgical residency so that we can diagnose... Read more »

Tips to Save Your Tooth Socket

While it’s optimal to preserve your natural teeth, if your smile is affected by trauma or disease, you may need to have a tooth pulled instead of receiving a dental restoration. Following a tooth extraction, the tooth socket will require special care so that it can remain optimal for tooth... Read more »

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 »