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…

What Can I Eat After Wisdom Teeth Removal?

What Can I Eat After Wisdom Teeth Removal?

One of your questions for your wisdom teeth post-operative care may concern the most important way to get energy – “what can I eat after wisdom teeth removal surgery?” Your oral surgeon will provide you a detailed plan to take care of your mouth after your surgery, and this includes guidelines on food and drinks…

3 Tips to Manage Wisdom Teeth Removal Anxiety

3 Tips to Manage Wisdom Teeth Removal Anxiety

It is perfectly normal to have some anxiety before surgery. You may experience nervousness about being under anesthesia, the surgical procedure, or even the healing process. Here at East Brainerd Oral Surgery, our highly-skilled and compassionate staff want to ease your anxieties as much as we can. We not only walk you through the process…

WhatIsSinusLiftSurgery

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…

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…

how durable are dental implants

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.  …

broken jaw treatment and surgery

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…