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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...

How Oral Surgeons Correct Common Bite Problems

Oral Surgeons Correct Common Bite Problems
Did you know your oral surgeon can give you a beautiful, even smile, even if you have a bite problem? A mild underbite, overbite...

Oral Surgeon or Dentist: Which One Should You Visit?

Oral Surgeon or Dentist Which One Should You Visit
Is it time to see a dentist, or is an oral surgeon more suited to your needs? Although routine care generally calls for a den...

What Happens During a Tooth Extraction?

What Happens During a Tooth Extraction
Is tooth extraction in your future? Knowing what to expect can help you prepare for the procedure. The specifics will depend upon ...

How to Prevent Dental Implant Failure

How to Prevent Dental Implant Failure
Dental implant failure is a rare occurrence. In fact, most patients never experience any complications. According to the Americ...