Preparing for Your Oral Surgery: What To Expect Before, During, and After

Oral surgery can be a nerve-wracking experience for many people. Whether it’s a tooth extraction, dental implant placement or other dental procedure, knowing what to expect can help ease your anxiety and ensure a happy and successful outcome. Today, we will discuss the essential steps to help you prepare for oral surgery, anticipate what happens during the procedure, and what... read more »

Oral Cancer Awareness Month and How We Can Help You

April is not only the beginning of spring but also marks the start of two important health awareness campaigns: Oral Cancer Awareness Month and Facial Protection Month. Oral Cancer Awareness Month aims to spread awareness about the risks and potential signs of oral cancer, which can affect the lips, tongue, gums, and other areas of the mouth. According to the... read more »

Common Oral Surgeries That Can Help Restore a Healthy Smile

As oral maxillofacial surgeons, we can perform a variety of oral surgery treatments focusing on reconstructive surgery of the face, facial trauma surgery, the oral cavity, head and neck, mouth, and jaws. We strive to help you regain your dental health and facial appearance. There are many reasons why a surgical treatment might be needed. For example, the following circumstances... read more »

The Reason Why You Should Never Ignore Severe Toothache Pain

February 9th is National Toothache Day! This is a great opportunity to talk about toothaches and how our team can help you with a problem tooth (extraction) and set the stage for a tooth replacement using a dental implant. Your teeth are an integral part of your oral health and healthy teeth make healthy smiles. So how do toothaches impact... read more »

What You Can Expect From Reshaping Your Jaw Bone With Alveoplasty

One of the treatments we offer our patients is a surgical repair that reshapes the jaw bone and is referred to as alveoplasty. This surgery is specifically performed to smooth out and optimally shape the alveolar ridge, or jawbone if teeth have been extracted or lost to decay. This reshaping of the alveolar ridge prepares you for getting one or... read more »

A Helpful Q&A on What To Expect From a Wisdom Tooth Extraction  

Do you need to have wisdom teeth pulled, whether from crowding in your mouth, a molar coming in wrong or being infected? Today’s state-of-the-art technology makes wisdom tooth extraction easier and more comfortable with proven sedation methods. Check out some of the most common questions we get about wisdom tooth extractions so you feel more prepared and confident about treatment!  ... read more »

Seeking Treatment for an Oral Infection Keeps Your Mouth and Body Safe

When it comes to oral surgery for oral- and tooth-related issues, you might need to be treated for impacted, infected or abscessed teeth. You might need a root canal treatment or one or more tooth extractions to get rid of the infection. When an infection is present, you’ll often experience pain and inflammation that can’t (and shouldn’t) be ignored.    The... read more »

What Kind of Post-Operative Pain Control Management Can You Expect After Oral or Maxillofacial Surgery?

As oral surgeons, we routinely perform a variety of surgical procedures such as bone grafting, dental implants, apicoectomies, jaw surgery, soft tissue grafting, and, of course, tooth extractions, including wisdom tooth removal. Our oral and maxillofacial surgeons are experts at restoring your mouth and face after a trauma, injury, or other complication. After oral or maxillofacial surgery, you will likely... read more »