Why Remove Wisdom Teeth Before They Erupt

Why Remove Wisdom Teeth Before They Erupt?

The signs of wisdom teeth eruption are often unmistakable. The obvious pain and discomfort when your wisdom teeth grow through your gum tissue (eruption) is what drives people to get them removed. However, you can actually have your wisdom teeth removed before eruption ever occurs. But, you may be asking:   Why Remove Wisdom Teeth…

if you don't get wisdom teeth removed

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…

why to use a panoramic dental x-ray

6 Reasons Why to Use a Panoramic Dental X-Ray 

It used to be that dentists and oral surgeons weren’t able to rely on panoramic dental x-rays as much as traditional bitewings. But now we have good reasons why to use a panoramic dental x-ray machine. Patients have benefitted from recent research that has shown us how to open the posterior contacts properly. Why is that? Because…

oral surgery post-operative care

Oral Surgery Post-Operative Care

To protect your oral health after surgery, you need the proper oral surgery post-operative care. Good oral hygiene is never more important than it is after a surgery. It aids the healing process and can keep infection away. Follow these basic oral surgery post-operative care instructions carefully for a quicker, healthier recovery.   7 Basics…

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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…

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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…