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Practical Tips for a Speedy Recovery After Bone Graft Surgery

In many cases a bone graft is installed to restore sufficient structure in your jaw to mount a dental implant or to provide your dentures with a more secure surface. Quality preparation and aftercare will go a long way toward ensuring that you have a speedy recovery. At your initial consultation with your surgeon, you… Read more »

A Bone Graft Can Restore the Structure Needed to Install a Dental Implant

Tooth loss often results in bone loss. In many cases there can be so much missing structure that a dental implant can’t be securely anchored in place. In order to remedy this problem, will need to install a bone graft into your jaw. At your initial consultation, one of our oral surgeons will examine your… Read more »

Post-Op Care Tips for Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom tooth removal is an uncomfortable, but often necessary, procedure for many people. If you don’t have your wisdom teeth removed, it can lead to serious problems such as overcrowding in your mouth, impacted teeth (which are painful) and it can throw all the rest of your teeth out of line. After the surgery, however,… Read more »

Insufficient Bone Structure

Strong and healthy bone structure is important in many different dental applications. A loss in bone structure from past tooth decay issues, gum disease or tooth extractions can cause your dentures to fit loosely or make it difficult to mount a dental implant. In a situation like this might recommend that you have a bone… Read more »

The Different Types of Bone Grafts

Bone grafting treatments in , , are beneficial for those who have suffered from bone loss because of periodontal disease or tooth loss, or they are beneficial for those who need to build up their bone structure to allow the placement of implants. There are four different types of bone grafts available in the world… Read more »

Why Teeth Extractions May Become Necessary

If you have a loose tooth, or are looking to wear braces, you might be in need of a tooth extraction. A tooth extraction is what happens when your oral surgeon extracts a tooth from its socket in the bone. Typically, a tooth is extracted as a last resort, after other options, such as a… Read more »

All You Need to Know to Recover Successfully From Bone Graft Surgery

Bone graft surgery in , , is a serious and complicated treatment that can restore your oral health and give you the results you need to succeed. Generally, the surgery is needed when you have experienced jaw bone loss because of tooth loss and gum disease. It’s also needed when you don’t have enough bone… Read more »

Checking Yourself Monthly for Oral Cancer

Our oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Michael Shnayder and his team promote ongoing oral cancer awareness for our patients. We very much want to help reduce the number who might fall prey to this deadly disease, a disease which kills people every hour of every day. At Village Pointe Oral Surgery in Omaha, Nebraska we… Read more »

The Benefits of Each Dental X-Ray

Did you know that a dental X-Ray can help your dentist, Dr. , identify dental issues even when they’re not visible to the naked eye? Well, it’s true! Dental X-Rays in , , are beneficial images that can show you the many details of your smile so you can prevent as well as see dental… Read more »

Aftercare Tips for a Speedy Recovery from a Bone Graft Procedure

A bone graft procedure is designed to restore structure in your jaw that was lost due to fractures, advanced tooth decay, gum disease or multiple past extractions. Sometimes Dr. will recommend the graft in advance of receiving dentures. It’s also a common procedure to create enough bone structure to anchor a dental implant. There are… Read more »