18 Nov

Surgery for TMJ: What to Expect

By |2022-02-22T20:58:38+00:00November 18th, 2021|Oral Surgery|Comments Off on Surgery for TMJ: What to Expect

Do you experience limited mobility, discomfort, or stiffness in your jaw? If so, you are not alone. Researchers estimated that up to 40% of people suffer from TMJ disorder. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a [...]

20 Sep

When are dental extractions necessary?

By |2022-02-22T20:59:29+00:00September 20th, 2021|Oral Surgery|Comments Off on When are dental extractions necessary?

Though tooth loss is one of the leading indicators of poor oral health, tooth extractions can actually improve oral and overall health. Experts approximate that over 20 million teeth are removed annually in the United [...]

6 May

Most Common Facial and Dental Traumas

By |2022-02-22T21:01:06+00:00May 6th, 2021|Oral Surgery|Comments Off on Most Common Facial and Dental Traumas

Whether your tooth suffered damage or got knocked out while playing sports or in a car accident, dental or facial trauma requires special treatment and attention immediately. Such injuries can’t be cured by popping a [...]

4 May

Causes and Remedies for Sensitive Teeth

By |2022-02-22T21:01:25+00:00May 4th, 2021|Oral Surgery|Comments Off on Causes and Remedies for Sensitive Teeth

You can’t wait to dive into the delicious bowl of hot soup or the cone of fudge ice cream you just bought, but the discomfort or pain you experience the minute you take a mouthful [...]

15 May

Frequently Asked Questions About Sinus Lift Surgery

By |2020-05-28T13:43:36+00:00May 15th, 2020|Oral Surgery|Comments Off on Frequently Asked Questions About Sinus Lift Surgery

Sinus lift surgery is often recommended before placing dental implants. This is because patients must have adequate quality and quantity of bone density for the dental implants to be successful. Patients without adequate bone density [...]

23 Apr

Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention of Tooth Abscess

By |2020-04-30T22:09:45+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Oral Surgery|Comments Off on Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention of Tooth Abscess

WebMD defines an abscess as “a localized collection of pus in tissues, organs, or confined spaces usually because of an infection.” Abscesses can occur anywhere in the body, including the mouth. Yikes! Fortunately, oral surgeons [...]

24 Mar

When Is TMJ surgery needed and what are other treatments?

By |2022-02-22T21:05:46+00:00March 24th, 2020|Oral Surgery|Comments Off on When Is TMJ surgery needed and what are other treatments?

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is responsible for the proper functions of chewing, speaking, and anything that involves opening and closing the mouth. This complex system is made up of bones, cartilage, ligaments, and muscles. The [...]

28 Feb

Why a would dentist refer you to an oral surgeon?

By |2020-03-09T12:07:46+00:00February 28th, 2020|Oral Surgery|Comments Off on Why a would dentist refer you to an oral surgeon?

Patients of all ages visit a general dentist every six months for routine dental cleanings and exams. You may also visit this dentist for minor dental issues like cavities, chipped teeth, and gingivitis. In these [...]

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