Month: December 2016

When to be Concerned About Wisdom Teeth

When you get right down to it, worrying often isn’t very helpful. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a time for concern. Wisdom teeth are a good example. For a toddler at an initial checkup, there is no need to worry about wisdom teeth. These third molars (the dental designation of wisdom teeth) emerge in young adults… Read more »

Implants: What Are You Looking To Achieve?

When you’re looking for a way to replace your missing teeth and you feel that dental implants are the answer to your tooth loss concerns, you may be surprised by your options. Choosing implants isn’t a one-option choice. Instead, you have multiple pathways down which to travel as you replace your teeth and complete your… Read more »

Happy Holidays (And Don’t Forget About Your Smile)!

We wouldn’t be an oral surgery practice, of course, if we could make it through a single sentence without reminding you about your smile. While the upcoming holiday weekend is going to be chock full of surprises and fun, we would like to help offer the slightest morsel of a recommendation: Take a little bit… Read more »

Q&A: Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Are you less curious about whether or not you will require wisdom teeth removal and a lot more interested in understanding why impacted wisdom teeth occur? Since this extremely common concern is something you might not know much about (but that may also be the potential cause of future oral surgery for you), we are always happy… Read more »

Help! My Implant Feels Sensitive!

Have you been wondering what’s going on with your oral health because you are experiencing dental implant sensitivity? Are you scratching your head regarding the sensations you’re feeling because you know that your implant and restoration have no nerves, which means something else must be going on? The good news is that letting us know… Read more »

Bring Us Your Severe Smile Concerns

We have heard far too many times from patients that want help for their smiles but feel too embarrassed (or assume their oral health is too bad for care). To these worries, we always respond in the same way. We explain that from our technical standpoint as oral surgeons, we see a project that requires the appropriate treatment,… Read more »

An End Of Year Refresher: Dental Implant Basics

Perhaps you are new to the exciting world of dental implants and have some questions about how to get started, what to expect, and other essential information. We are always happy to meet with patients who are just beginning to learn about replacing their missing teeth. Keep in mind that we are here to help you… Read more »

Why is Surgical Tooth Extraction Necessary?

When you think of tooth extraction, you might imagine your dentist gently grasping a tooth and carefully loosening and removing it. However, some tooth extraction procedures aren’t as simple, depending on the nature and severity of the tooth’s damage or infection. In some cases, surgical tooth extraction may be necessary to safely remove the tooth,… Read more »

Giving Yourself The Gift Of Oral Surgery

Are you happy to gather up tons of goodies for everyone in your life that you love (but you haven’t gone out of your way to give yourself the one gift you truly want this year: A healthy smile)? If this resonates with you, we certainly aren’t going to steer you away from spreading joy… Read more »

Why Tooth Loss Happens To Good People

Are you feeling a little frustrated as a result of your tooth loss? Are you perfectly happy that you have oral surgery options like dental implants at your disposal but you are still unsure why you’re dealing with missing teeth, while other people you know never seem to experience much more than a cavity? It’s… Read more »