Keeping Our Patients Comfortable During Oral Surgery

santa rosa oral surgeryOur team offers an array or oral surgery options to help rebuild and restore the health of your smile, from jawbone grafting and sinus lifts, to implant placements and even tooth extraction. But what can we do to make the procedure a comfortable one for our patients? In today’s blog, your Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park, CA, oral surgeons discuss anesthesia and sedation.

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How Ridge Augmentation Lays The Groundwork For Dental Implants

santa rosa ridge augmentationWhen you lose several of your teeth, this could mean complications for everything from speaking to eating. But in addition, the shape of your smile could change as you lose mass and density in the jawbone. The loss could prevent you from qualifying for dental implants. However, your Santa Rosa, CA, oral surgeons can help with ridge augmentation!

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All-On-4® Helps People With Lost Jawbone Density

santa rosa implant denturesWhen you lose teeth, this not only causes embarrassment with your appearance and difficulty eating, but could mean the loss of jawbone mass and density. Losing the tissues needed to support dental implants can make replacement with dental implants difficult without first undergoing surgical procedures. Fortunately, your Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park, CA, oral surgeons can help these patients with All-On-4®!

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Treating An Impacted Tooth

santa rosa impacted teethWhen a tooth is impacted, this means it is unable to erupt fully, and may not be visible at all. Unless treated, this could cause serious complications for your oral health, including painful issues such as infection. In today’s blog, your Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park, CA, oral surgeons explain how we approach the extraction or bracketing of an impacted tooth.

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Three Dental Concerns That Implants Address

dental implants on a black backgroundWhile losing one or more teeth can cause some obvious cosmetic concerns, it can more importantly cause functional concerns as well, and even lead to increased chances of future tooth loss. Because your adult teeth are permanent and will not grow back once gone, it is important to consider replacement in order to preserve your oral health. In today’s blog, your Santa Rosa, CA Oral Surgeons will look at the number of dental concerns that arise from missing structures, and how a dental implant can address them.

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Planning Your Care With Digital Imaging Technology

santa rosa digital imagingOur team offers a host of treatment options to rebuild smiles in Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park, CA. We can restore structure in your jaw with ridge augmentation and sinus lifts, remove wisdom teeth, and even replace lost teeth with advanced dental implants. To plan these complex treatment options with accuracy and precision, we may employ cone beam computer tomography (CBCT) digital imaging technology!

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Oral Surgery Spotlight: Bone Grafting

You may be wondering why an oral surgeon would have a need to perform a bone graft. A bone grafts is an oral surgery procedure, used to augment areas of the upper and lower jaw, when needed to give adequate material to anchor one or more dental implants. While many patients retain sufficient jaw mass without grafting, there are cases where accidents, decay, periodontal disease or bone resorption have reduced bone mass, making these patients in Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park, CA, good candidates for bone grafting or sinus lifts. (more…)