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5 Reasons Impacted Wisdom Teeth Should Come Out

wisdom teeth
Impacted wisdom teeth can be seriously painful, which is reason enough for many patients to have them extracted. However, impacti...

Oral Pathology & the Warning Signs for Oral Cancer

oral pathology and oral cancer
Scheduling an oral pathology exam is a priority if you notice a change inside your mouth. Try not to jump to any conclusions, as...

Eating After Oral Surgery: 10 Soft Foods You Can Enjoy

Eating After Oral Surgery 10 Soft Foods
After oral surgery, you’ll need to stick to soft foods for at least a few days, or maybe even a few weeks if your procedure is c...

Coronectomy as an Alternative to Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Coronectomy as an Alternative to Wisdom Tooth Extraction
For a problematic wisdom tooth, extraction is almost always recommended. And years ago, removal was the only option patients had. ...

Bone Grafting 101: What You Need to Know

Bone Grafting 101
Has your oral surgeon recommended bone grafting? The procedure is incredibly common — and much less scary than you may think. ...

Do You Need Wisdom Tooth Removal?

Do You Need Wisdom Tooth Removal?
Wisdom tooth removal isn’t always necessary. You may not have to have your third molars extracted if they’re healthy, positio...

How to Choose an Oral Surgeon: 6 Factors to Consider

How to Choose an Oral Surgeon: 6 Factors to Consider
Are you looking for a local oral surgeon? Don’t contact just any oral surgery practice. Finding the right specialist to perfo...

Laughing Gas for Bone Graft Procedures

Laughing Gas for Bone Graft Procedures
If you need a bone graft, is laughing gas the best anesthesia option for you? For bone grafting and other oral surgery procedures,...

Is Dental Implant Surgery Appropriate for Kids?

Is Dental Implant Surgery Appropriate for Kids?
You may think your child should get dental implant surgery if they fall and lose a tooth. But unfortunately, this method of too...

After Oral Surgery, These Tips Will Help Ensure a Speedy Recovery

After Oral Surgery, These Tips Will Help Ensure a Speedy Recovery
It’s natural to be apprehensive about an upcoming oral surgery. But here at Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of Utah, our frie...