Is a Bone Graft the Answer to Your Periodontal Disease?

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Periodontal (gum) disease is the number one cause of bone loss in the mouth. If you are experiencing gum disease, you can have chronic bacterial infections that impact your gum tissue as well as the supportive bone material underneath. Once plaque (the sticky bacterial film in the mouth) reaches beneath... Read more »

Orthognathic Surgery 101

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If your dentist or orthodontist has suggested to you that you might benefit from jaw surgery, you are not alone. Misalignment of the jaw can range from mild to severe, and sometimes orthognathic surgery may be needed. While your orthodontist can correct bite problems involving your teeth, surgery may be... Read more »

Do You Need Orthognathic Surgery to Relieve TMJ Pain?

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If you find yourself experiencing TMJ symptoms that are mild and infrequent, they may go away on their own. This sometimes can take weeks or months depending on what you do to help your jaw find relief. Of course, this is a good time to alleviate symptoms by temporarily sticking... Read more »

Common Questions About Oral Surgery Recovery

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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 an Oral Surgeon Does?

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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 »

How to Prepare for Your Oral Surgery

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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 »