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Understanding Wisdom Tooth Pain & How to Find Relief

Causes of wisdom tooth pain
Are you suffering from wisdom tooth pain? You’re not alone — the third molars frequently cause toothaches, gum soreness and ja...

Oral Cancer Statistics & Facts

Oral cancer symptoms and statistics
Oral cancer starts inside the mouth, or the oral cavity, while oropharyngeal cancer originates in the throat. Both can compromise ...

Lost a Tooth? See an Oral Surgeon as Soon as Possible.

See an oral surgeon to save a lost tooth
If you just lost a tooth, contact an oral surgeon right away for an emergency appointment. Time is of the essence when it comes to...

Before Oral Surgery Anesthesia, Play it Safe & Ask These Questions

Oral surgery anesthesia options
When administered by an experienced and qualified professional, oral surgery anesthesia is both safe and effective. Thanks to adva...

Does Your Child Have Congenitally Missing Teeth?

Seeing an oral surgeon for congenitally missing teeth
Congenitally missing teeth, or permanent teeth that never develop, are not uncommon. The condition, also known as hypodontia, affe...

Do You Need a Referral for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery?

Getting a referral for oral surgery
If you need oral and maxillofacial surgery, you might need a referral. But should you get it from your dentist or primary care doc...

Can Anyone Have Dental Implant Surgery?

Can Anyone Have Dental Implant Surgery Procedure
Most patients are good candidates for dental implant surgery. And for the majority of patients with missing teeth, implants are th...

Oral & Maxillofacial Bone Grafting Techniques

Oral and maxillofacial bone grafting
Bone grafting is a routine procedure performed by oral and maxillofacial surgeons in preparation for dental implant placement. Den...

What Are Dental Implants? The 3 Parts of an Implanted Tooth

Dental implants explained
For oral surgeons, dental implants are the preferred choice for tooth replacement. With their natural fit, full function and organ...

Rare Complications During Tooth Extraction Procedures

Tooth extraction complications
Tooth extractions performed by a skilled and experienced oral surgeon are typically problem-free. In fact, for most patients, the ...