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What Is Sinus Lift Surgery?

If you’re preparing to get dental implants, there’s a chance that you have been told that you need sinus lift surgery. If you’re like most people, you may be wondering: “what is sinus lift surgery?” It may seem a bit scary, but don’t worry. Sinus lift surgery is a practical, routine procedure that enables patients…

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What Happens if You Don’t Get Wisdom Teeth Removed? 

Oral surgery is among many people’s least favorite things – but what happens if you don’t get wisdom teeth removed? Waiting is understandable. Waiting too long, however, can leave you with painful, lasting problems.   If You Don’t Get Wisdom Teeth Removed . . .   Think we’re being dramatic? We’ve seen enough cases of impacted wisdom…

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Dental Implants Restore Teeth … and More 

Dental implants restore teeth like nothing else. They’re safe, effective, permanent, and durable. In fact, most oral surgeons and dentists view dental implant surgery as the very best teeth replacement solution.   But dental implants also restore more than just missing teeth. They give your smile its old confidence – a benefit that can’t be stated often enough. Patients have told us that they love smiling…

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How Durable Are Dental Implants?

Patients value dental implants. There’s good reason for that – they look like, fit like, and feel like real teeth. They even offer all the functionality of natural teeth, restoring healthy speech, biting, and chewing ability. But how durable are dental implants?   Most people know that implant surgery is a safe way to effectively restore your smile and protect your…

5 Things You Need to Know About Dental Implants

What’s the next best thing to healthy teeth? The very best false teeth, of course. Yes, we’re talking about dental implants. They’re strong, solid, and look just like natural teeth. They make you forget your tooth was ever missing. But that’s not all. Here are 5 things you need to know about dental implants.  …

Oral Cancer: What Are the Warning Signs?

Scare tactics aren’t necessary when it comes to oral cancer. Everyone already knows it’s bad. Instead, we’re focusing on knowledge rather than fear. At East Brainerd Oral Surgery, we’re trying to raise awareness about oral cancer. After all, one person every hour succumbs to it. And awareness is a strong defense – it can protect…

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Broken Jaw Treatment and Surgery

Broken jaw treatment and surgery has come a long way. If you break your jaw, whether in a car accident or another type of accident, you’ll receive modern, reliable care.   Before the late 1800s, your doctor would have treated your broken jaw by simply wrapping it. Many times, broken jaws healed poorly, and even got infected. Worse, many…

Do I have a broken jaw?

Do I have a Broken Jaw? How You Can Know for Sure

“Do I have a broken jaw, or does it just hurt a lot?” If you’ve had an accident or other impact to your jaw, you may be asking yourself that question. You don’t have to wonder for long. This article will look at the symptoms of a broken jaw. And we’ll let you know what to…