Month: May 2019

Swimming Season: Tips From Your Oral Surgeon!

We know that one of the most amazing things about summer is how freeing it feels! You’re suddenly no longer bundling up in a chunky sweater, as you sit indoors but are instead throwing on your swimsuit, jumping into the pool, and spending lots of time outdoors! While the less inhibited sensation that comes with… Read more »

Who Should You Talk To About Dental Implants?

Have you been wondering who you should have a talk with about dental implants? Is this something you have realized would be a good way for you to move forward and away from your current tooth loss but you feel as though there are some loose ends that need to be tied up? Maybe there… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth: Do I Really Need Them Taken Out?

You may find that as you learn about wisdom teeth removal, you have trouble feeling certain about it. Part of you wonders: Do I really need my third molars removed? Of course, if you’re dealing with obvious symptoms, such as pain or decayed teeth, you’re already experiencing problems that let you know you would benefit… Read more »

Tooth Loss: Beliefs You Can Let Go

Guess what? Some of those recent or even long-held beliefs that you have about tooth loss might not be accurate! When was the last time you checked in with an oral and maxillofacial surgery practice, such as the one we practice from in Rohnert Park, CA? If you just shrugged your shoulders because you’ve never… Read more »

Peri-Implantitis: 4 Things To Remember

If you are new to dental implants, then you may be a bit new to a problem that can put implants at risk: It’s called peri-implantitis and it is avoidable! With that said, our Santa Rosa, CA team would like to offer you a quick review of important things to remember about this disorder. When… Read more »

Tooth Replacement: When You’re Short On Time

When you’re short on time but you’ve got big dreams for your smile, remember that it’s always best to follow through on exploring your options, particularly when your goal is tooth replacement. Of course, it’s possible that you may determine that your schedule just isn’t going to permit exactly what you had in mind for… Read more »

Removing Wisdom Teeth: Facts To Make You Feel Better

When you learn that wisdom teeth removal is strongly suggested for your smile (or when you aren’t quite sure yet but it appears that it’s something you might need to look into), you might feel a quick jolt of uncertainty. What happens if you decide to follow through on extractions? Should you be weighing pros… Read more »

New To Implants? Let’s Review Some Important Terms!

Newbies to the world of dental implants, we are here to help you! We know that it may seem like there are mountains of information ahead of you but in general, we find that this is a sensation that tends to go away once our patients have a solid handle on the basics, such as… Read more »

Implants: 3 Things We Can Do To Make Life Easier

Just the idea of considering dental implants alone may cause you to feel you’re about to take on quite a lot! It’s a new challenge, a new topic, and it is going to include lots of new information. What you’re certain you don’t want to deal with is any unnecessary additional work or confusion as… Read more »

From Traditional To Fixed Hybrid Dentures: What To Expect?

One day, after you’ve been wearing traditionally supported dentures for some time, you may stumble upon an amazing discovery: It’s the fixed hybrid denture! You may immediately recognize that the name of this prosthetic for tooth replacement sounds like it offers more than your current denture but you aren’t really sure what that includes. Take… Read more »