The Reason Why You Should Never Ignore Severe Toothache Pain

February 9th is National Toothache Day! This is a great opportunity to talk about toothaches and how our team can help you with a problem tooth (extraction) and set the stage for a tooth replacement using a dental implant. Your teeth are an integral part of your oral health and healthy teeth make healthy smiles. So how do toothaches impact... read more »

What You Can Expect From Reshaping Your Jaw Bone With Alveoplasty

One of the treatments we offer our patients is a surgical repair that reshapes the jaw bone and is referred to as alveoplasty. This surgery is specifically performed to smooth out and optimally shape the alveolar ridge, or jawbone if teeth have been extracted or lost to decay. This reshaping of the alveolar ridge prepares you for getting one or... read more »

Do You Know the Benefits of Dental Implants for Replacing Lost Teeth?

Not so long ago, if you were trying to replace missing teeth in your smile, you would typically be considering dental bridges or dentures. But now you have a more advanced tooth replacement option available, thanks to dental implants. This unique tooth replacement choice looks, feels and functions like your own teeth by replicating the structure of natural teeth as... read more »

A Helpful Q&A on What To Expect From a Wisdom Tooth Extraction  

Do you need to have wisdom teeth pulled, whether from crowding in your mouth, a molar coming in wrong or being infected? Today’s state-of-the-art technology makes wisdom tooth extraction easier and more comfortable with proven sedation methods. Check out some of the most common questions we get about wisdom tooth extractions so you feel more prepared and confident about treatment!  ... read more »

Seeking Treatment for an Oral Infection Keeps Your Mouth and Body Safe

When it comes to oral surgery for oral- and tooth-related issues, you might need to be treated for impacted, infected or abscessed teeth. You might need a root canal treatment or one or more tooth extractions to get rid of the infection. When an infection is present, you’ll often experience pain and inflammation that can’t (and shouldn’t) be ignored.    The... read more »

What Kind of Post-Operative Pain Control Management Can You Expect After Oral or Maxillofacial Surgery?

As oral surgeons, we routinely perform a variety of surgical procedures such as bone grafting, dental implants, apicoectomies, jaw surgery, soft tissue grafting, and, of course, tooth extractions, including wisdom tooth removal. Our oral and maxillofacial surgeons are experts at restoring your mouth and face after a trauma, injury, or other complication. After oral or maxillofacial surgery, you will likely... read more »