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8 Times Wisdom Tooth Removal is Recommended

When do oral surgeons recommend wisdom tooth removal?
Will you need wisdom tooth removal? Maybe not. If your third molars are healthy and erupting in the proper position, pulling them ...

Wisdom Teeth Removal Recovery – Do’s and Don’ts

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What is wisdom teeth removal recovery like? Many patients worry, but the reality is, most people bounce back quickly. Oral surgeon...

Tooth Loss and Jawbone Resorption – Understanding the Connection

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Did you know that living with tooth loss puts you at risk for jawbone resorption? Most people don’t understand how the bone shri...

Oral Surgery Anesthesia: Should You Choose IV Sedation?

IV sedation oral surgery
With the right oral surgery anesthesia, your procedure can be comfortable and pain-free. For many patients, intravenous (IV) sedat...

Living with Dental Implants

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What to Expect with Dental Implants Dental implants are the best type of tooth replacement. If you have missing teeth or wear d...

Do You Need Corrective Jaw Surgery?

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Corrective jaw surgery, or orthognathic surgery, involves realigning the teeth and repositioning or reshaping the jawbone to impro...

Is Tooth Extraction an Alternative to Root Canal Treatment?

tooth extraction vs root canal
Sometimes a tooth extraction seems preferable to getting root canal treatment. Pulling a tooth is typically less expensive and the...

Do Dental Implants Come with Dietary Restrictions?

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You may wonder if getting dental implants means certain foods will be off the menu, as is the case with dentures and bridges. ...

How to Afford Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Without Insurance

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Paying for oral and maxillofacial surgery out of your own pocket can get expensive. If you don’t have insurance or your policy w...

Did Your Oral Surgeon Recommend a Mouthguard?

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Oral surgeons generally recommend their patients wear mouthguards if they are at risk of damaging their teeth. You may prefer to a...