There Are Simple Things You Can Do to Help Your Gums Heal After Gingival Flap Surgery

Without professional treatment and improvements in your oral hygiene, gum disease will inevitably start to progress from gingivitis into the more serious infection of periodontitis. This can cause your gum tissues to recede from the basis of your teeth and cause an infection to form deep within your gums. To effectively treat severe periodontitis, Dr. Michael Shnayder might recommend a... read more »

Important Information to Help You Recover After a Tooth Extraction

Tooth extraction is an invasive course of treatment designed to remove a problematic tooth. The quality of your preparation before extraction and attentive aftercare will go a long way toward minimizing your chances of having complications while your gums heal. To that end, your oral surgeon, Dr. Michael Shnayder, offers these key insights for a speedy recovery after tooth extraction.... read more »

Oral Surgery Recovery Tips

If you have recently undergone oral surgery or plan to at some point in the near future, then our team here at Village Pointe Oral Surgery in Omaha, Nebraska, is happy to give you some oral surgery recovery tips, to help you recover and have a more successful healing period. These tips include: -Rest: Rest after any major surgery is... 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. Michael Shnayder 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 a few aftercare... read more »