Impacted Wisdom Tooth Pain

What Is an Impacted Wisdom Tooth?

You have 32 teeth. Or, at least, you’re intended to. But wisdom teeth are often stubborn, and become impacted. But what is an impacted wisdom tooth? What do we mean when we use the word, “impacted?” Wisdom Teeth Defined Before we discuss impaction, we need to know what exactly wisdom teeth are in the first…

what is orthognathic surgery

What is Orthognathic Surgery – and Who Needs It?

Orthognathic surgery – now that’s a long term. So exactly what is orthognathic surgery? How does it work, and who needs it? In this article, we’ll help you understand this vital, life-changing procedure. What is Orthognathic Surgery? The answer’s not as complicated as the name. In short, orthognathic surgery is for those whose jaws don’t…

oral bone grafting

Oral Bone Grafting: 5 Things You Need to Know

What is oral bone grafting? How does it work? In this article, we intend to answer that question, and give you information about this life-changing procedure. When you lose a tooth, two things happen. First, your gum starts to close over the hole. Then, over time, your jawbone in that area starts to atrophy. It’s…

4 Kinds of Oral Surgery Anesthesia: Overview

Every patient we see receives oral surgery anesthesia. Whether it’s a simple wisdom teeth removal or a more complex procedure like bone grafting, anesthesia brings pain relief and eases nerves wonderfully. To help you understand oral surgery anesthesia types and uses, we’ve prepared an overview. Read on to see for yourself how we use this…

4 Indispensable Tools You Need for Dental Implant Care

Dental implants are just like teeth, right? Brush, floss, and you’re done. Well … sort of. When cleaning your implants, you’re trying to maintain the health of a prosthesis. It’s not part of your body – so an infection can lead to rejection of the implant. But well-cared-for dental implants can last a lifetime. Here…