Archive for December, 2011
Wisdom Teeth Only
Who are the Wisdom Teeth Specialists or Experts? Some people falsely claim to be wisdom teeth experts with large billboards or aggressive advertising, which can make it confusing to know who to trust with treating your teeth. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are the only recognized dental specialists who, after completing dental school, are surgically trained […]
Dental Implants and Proper Training
Important article in USA Today, “Lack of training can be deadly in cosmetic surgery”, on severe complications in patients receiving cosmetic surgery by untrained doctors. It is an excellent article that brings some well needed awareness to this highly unregulated area in medicine. Practically any doctor can advertise and perform such procedures and they are […]
What is an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon?
About Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are the only recognized dental specialists who, after completing dental school, are surgically trained in an American Dental Association-accredited hospital-based residency program for a minimum of four years. They train alongside medical residents in internal medicine, general surgery and anesthesiology, and also spend time in otolaryngology, […]