Tobacco Use Could Lead to Periodontal Infection After Oral Surgery

There are several different forms of oral surgery offered at Village Pointe Oral Surgery’s clinic in Omaha, Nebraska. This could include tooth extractions, wisdom tooth removal, dental implant restoration, and gum surgery related to the treatment of severe periodontal disease. All of these oral surgical treatments involve adapting the gum tissues to some degree. Specific recovery instructions will be provided... read more »

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 »

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 Village Pointe Oral Surgery surgeon, you should... 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 »