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When Is Wisdom Teeth Removal Necessary?

When is Wisdom Tooth Removal Procedure Necessary
Do you really need to have your wisdom teeth removed? Our patients often wonder this, especially those who aren’t keen on the id...

Do Routine Tooth Extractions Require an Oral Surgeon?

Surgical Tooth Extraction
When you need tooth extraction, can your general dentist do the job or do you need to go to an oral surgeon? In many cases, an ora...

How to Make Dental Implants More Affordable

Affordable Dental Implants
Dental implants are the state-of-the-art way to replace lost teeth, but are they affordable? Does dental insurance pay for the pro...

Why Bring Oral Pathologies to Your Oral Surgeon’s Attention

Oral Pathologies
While oral pathologies can be cancerous, your oral and maxillofacial professional can rule out many others that are noncancerous a...

Rectify Impacted Canines with Early Treatment

You Can Rectify Impacted Canines With Early Treatment
When you are faced with impacted canines or any other teeth that have not completely erupted below the gum line into your mouth, y...

Oral Surgery for Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea Oral Surgery
Did you know that oral surgeons commonly treat patients with sleep apnea? When you think of oral surgery, it’s likely that tooth...

Planning for Dental Implant Procedures

Dental Implant Planning
The American Dental Association deems dental implants to be a safe and effective approach to tooth replacement. With success rates...

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Anesthesia and Sedation Options

Anesthesia and Sedation
For many people, the prospect of undergoing maxillofacial surgery brings about feelings of anxiety, nervousness or even fear. Fort...

Tooth Extraction Guidelines: Preventing Dry Socket

Tooth Extraction Guidelines
Most patients who undergo tooth extraction have a smooth recovery, healing after just a few days. But a small percentage of patien...

The Best Age for Dental Implants

Ideal Dental Implant Age
Dental implants are often the solution for missing teeth as they do the best job of replicating the look and feel of natural teeth...