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5 Questions Patients With Facial Fractures Need Answered

If you have broken a bone in your face, you understand how important it is to get the professional help you need right away. The period after a facial injury can be a scary time – especially if you don’t understand what is happening or what to expect. For that reason, we’ve put together some…

Is it time to replace my dental crown

Is it Time to Replace my Dental Crown?

Dental crowns aren’t cheap. And this is a big reason many try to make theirs last as long as possible. The average dental crown can last up to 15 years – and you may be able to extend this if it’s maintained very well. When it comes to answering the question, “is it time to…

When Is a Bone Graft Your Best Option

When Is a Bone Graft Your Best Option?

If you’re experiencing bleeding and sore gums, you may have first-stage gum disease, also known as gingivitis. This can lead to periodontitis – a more serious form of gum disease. It invades the gum and tissue beneath the teeth and can even cause the bone and tissue to break down, causing tooth loss. In addition,…

5 Oral Hygiene Habits That Will Help Save Your Natural Teeth

We provide oral surgery services. However, much like you, we want you to keep your natural teeth intact. Excellent oral hygiene is essential to keep your teeth and gums healthy. In fact, good hygiene can freshen your breath, help you avoid teeth staining, and prevent your gums from bleeding when you brush. Here are 5…

wisdom teeth and braces

Wisdom Teeth and Braces: Keep or Remove?

It may go without saying that wisdom teeth and braces are potentially two of the most uncomfortable dental procedures you can have. And many people wonder how wisdom teeth interact with braces. There’s good reason for that. You’ll spend a lot of money, time, and not-so-fun moments dealing with your braces. The last thing you…

How many doctors will I need to get dental implants

How Many Doctors Will I Need for Dental Implants?

Dental implants are a way for you to have natural looking teeth – and the luxury of being able to eat the foods you enjoy. Implants can also offer people an alternative to dentures or bridgework that doesn’t fit very well. However, one question tends to come up. “How many doctors will I need for…

Wisdom Teeth Stitches and Gauze

Wisdom Teeth Stitches and Gauze: What to Expect

When you get your wisdom teeth removed, it doesn’t have to be an overly stressful experience – even though it’s painful. But it really does help to know what to expect when it comes to certain things. Wisdom teeth stitches and gauze are just one of those things. Keep reading – we’ll go over what…

How to Avoid Dental Implant Rejection

How to Avoid Dental Implant Rejection

There are more dental implant pros than cons. However, we still teach our patients how to avoid dental implant rejection. Because, unfortunately dental implant failure does occasionally happen. And that’s not pleasant for anyone, least of all the patient. Even though the success rate is over 95 percent, we don’t want to take it for…

What if my dental implant breaks

What if My Dental Implant Breaks?

The sound or feeling of a cracked tooth is never a good thing! But what if it’s not a tooth? If you have a dental implant, you may find yourself wondering, “What if my dental implant breaks? What do I do?” Just like regular teeth, dental implants are made to be very strong. But, also like regular…