Month: February 2017

Digital X-Rays: Your Quiz

You might be aware that part of your experience at our practice is going to include the use of digital X-rays for a full understanding of your oral health. While our ability to gain an extensive visual understanding of your smile probably seems quite amazing, it doesn’t mean that you don’t still have questions about… Read more »

3 Things To Do Before A Visit

When you’re thinking about your upcoming visit with our oral surgeon team, you may be thinking about nearly everything other than the basics. Perhaps you’re distracted with wondering which treatment you might need. Maybe you’ve never seen us before, so you are curious about our practice (it’s comfortable and beautiful!), and the list goes on…. Read more »

3 Things That Are Normal After Oral Surgery

One of the most challenging aspects of going home after oral surgery is the fact that you are a patient, not an oral surgeon. As a result, you may find that you have trouble deciding whether something you notice is just a normal part of the recovery process or if it’s a reason to become… Read more »

Q&A: Oral Surgery And Your Child

Are you surprised to find that your general dentist has suggested you bring your child to our practice for oral surgery? Whether your son or daughter is 12 or 22, you may think that the types of treatments we offer are typically reserved for more mature smiles. As a matter of fact, we often see… Read more »

Smoking And Dental Implants: Your Questions

You may assume based on what you’ve heard that it’s impossible to be a smoker and to receive dental implants. While we would love to know each one of our patients chooses to avoid tobacco because it is detrimental to your oral health in more ways than one, the fact is that smoking is not… Read more »

How Am I Going To Pay For Dental Implants?

When you know that you want dental implants but you’re not sure if they’re in the budget for you, your first thought is probably: How am I going to pay for them? You may discover that you can, in fact, work them in. Or, you may be looking for other methods of affording this solution… Read more »

2 Ways Fixing Your Smile Is Romantic

In honor of tomorrow’s Valentine’s Day, we would like to offer a light-hearted approach at illuminating a very serious issue: The fact that fixing your smile with oral surgery brings with it a long list of benefits you may be overlooking. To help you gain a new perspective (and, of course, to extend our happiest… Read more »

Our Suggestion For National Children’s Dental Health Month

February, which is National Children’s Dental Health Month, is well underway. If we have one suggestion to offer for your children as oral and maxillofacial surgeons, it’s to take their potential need for wisdom teeth removal seriously. Yes, it seems like just yesterday that their baby teeth were falling out and here you are faced… Read more »

Why A Broken Tooth Isn’t Stress-Worthy

To you, a broken tooth might feel like the end of the world. To us, it’s a problem that has a clear solution. The good news is that you don’t need to get to the point where you feel extremely stressed about your damaged tooth. What you do need to do? Come in to see… Read more »

5 Things You Shouldn’t Assume About Implants

Before you begin making assumptions about dental implants, we encourage you to remember that there’s a lot of misinformation out there (whether it’s from friends, family, or the internet). In addition, there’s a lot of stuff happening in that lovely mind of yours that can cause you to make guesses about implants (that just aren’t… Read more »