Category: Jaw Surgery

Why Do I Need A Sinus Lift?

A tooth and its roots provide stimulation to your jawbone. When a tooth is extracted or removed from your mouth, it no longer stimulates the bone tissue. Without that stimulation, your body will demineralize the bone (also known as bone resorption). The jaw bone will soften creating a loose foundation for the teeth remaining in… Read more »

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“I need to go see my oral surgeon but…” you say to a friend. What is the reason for your hesitation? If you are interested in caring for your smile with the oral surgery treatments you need but you are feeling a little concerned about what your experience will be like, it just might be… Read more »

Facial Trauma: Why Come To Us?

When you experience serious facial trauma, you find that the emotional weight you face is not only in regard to dealing with the associated discomfort but also with the journey ahead. Determining the best way to heal and to regain your appearance can feel like an insurmountable feat. Fortunately, immediately heading toward the care you… Read more »

After Oral Surgery: What to Expect

If you have scheduled an oral surgery procedure, or if you have a loved one in that situation, you may be wondering what to expect after the oral surgery is completed. While every situation is different, there are some guidelines that fit most situations and procedures. We want every patient to be well informed and comfortable… Read more »

Bone Grafting: Why Go Through With It?

If you have experienced jawbone atrophy, then you’re missing some bone tissue. As a result, you might experience a variety of problems with your oral health and even your appearance. However, if you’ve just learned about this, you’re considering bone grafting, but you’re not sure about whether you plan on proceeding, you may be overlooking… Read more »

Oral Surgery Post-Op Meds: Things To Consider

After you undergo oral surgery, you (like many patients) may return home with a prescription for strong pain reliever that are specifically suggested for patients who have received treatments like jaw surgery. This is, of course, something that gives you the security you need, knowing you will be able to remain completely comfortable following your surgery…. Read more »

Attention: It’s National Facial Protection Month!

When April rolls around, you might not immediately remember that it’s National Facial Protection Month. After all, there’s a lot else going on during this fourth month of the year, what with dying eggs, getting ready to indulge in chocolate bunnies, and more. Fortunately, we are here to remind you that it’s in your best… Read more »

Bone Grafting: Questions About Aftercare

The benefits of bone grafting are many! This is a particularly necessary treatment if you are someone planning to receive dental implants (but your jawbone isn’t ready). While the advantages are likely enough to motivate you to schedule the procedure, you may find that you’d feel even better about things if you had some details… Read more »

Why You Should Come In

We know that you might not feel very excited to come in to see us if you need oral surgery. However, we strongly encourage you to do so (particularly if your dentist has made the recommendation). To help you feel a bit more motivated to pick up the phone and schedule an appointment, we love… 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 »