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An Oral Surgeon’s Guide to Dental Restoration

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Oral surgeons and other dental professionals use dental restoration as an umbrella term to describe the various ways they repair ...

Is TMJ Disorder Causing Your Chronic Headaches?

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Is temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder the true cause of the headache pain you blamed on tension? The idea that muscle, bo...

Dental Implants vs. Dental Bridges — A Quick Comparison

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When it comes to tooth replacement, dental implants and dental bridges are two of the most popular options. Both can work to fill ...

Is Oral Surgery Sedation Safe?

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Oral surgery sedation can relieve your anxieties and help you have an easy, pain-free experience. But if you’re like many patien...

What Happens if You Don’t Replace Missing Teeth?

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Oral surgeons recommend that patients replace missing teeth as soon as possible after losing them. But if you’re not bothered by...

How to Prepare for Wisdom Tooth Extraction

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If you have an upcoming wisdom tooth extraction, you might be feeling a bit nervous or unsure of what to expect. If your procedure...

Can Dental Implants Set Off Airport Metal Detectors?

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If you have dental implants, are you doomed to a lifetime of airport security delays? Most artificial joints — more than 90 pe...

4 Types of Oral Cancer Surgery

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In the treatment of oral cancer, surgery has long played a crucial role. For many patients, surgical procedures offer the best ...

Are Antibiotics Necessary Before Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery? 

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Some oral and maxillofacial surgery patients are required to take antibiotics before their procedure to help ward off infection. F...

Tooth Extraction Aftercare — Why Use a Saltwater Rinse?

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When you visit an oral surgeon for a tooth extraction, you’ll get aftercare instructions. The surgical team will brief you o...