Category: Patient Education

Tooth Extractions: Your Replacement Questions

When you come to us for any type of procedure, there are a lot of unknowns that come with new territory. Naturally, that brings you to us frequently brimming with questions about what’s going to happen and how things will unfold. We expect this every time! We also know that you may be sitting at… Read more »

3 Major Ways Sedation Helps

On a conceptual level, you may recognize that dental sedation can be very beneficial for you as a dental patient. However, we are curious if you’ve ever delved a bit deeper to take a closer look at what choosing an anesthetic may mean for you when you visit our oral surgery practice. Are you dealing… Read more »

Need An Oral Surgeon? Come Talk With Us!

When you need an oral surgeon but you don’t have one at the moment, the task might feel unnerving at best. Beyond the fact that you require surgery is the fact that you now have to go out in search of someone you trust! Rest assured, we understand. Now, whether you were referred to our… Read more »

3 Things That Should Not Hurt (Ever)

There are some things that lead to pain that will not surprise you. If you drink something that’s extremely hot, oral pain is sure to follow. Bite into something that’s sharp and accidentally cut your gum tissue: Pain will likely come next. However, there are some details associated with your oral health and discomfort that… Read more »

Your College Kids: Tips To Keep Smiles Healthy

Are your kids off and settled at their chosen universities? Are you mostly happy but there are some things you’re still trying to figure out? If it has anything to do with how to keep their smiles safe and healthy from afar, recognize that you are most certainly in excellent company. This is a challenge… Read more »

2 Reasons You’ll Enjoy Your Visit

We know that when you’re referred to an oral and maxillofacial surgeon’s office, something about such specialized care might cause you to feel concerned. What are the people going to be like? Is the experience going to be relaxing? What can you expect? The good news is that when you visit our practice for your… Read more »

Oral Pathology: Our Priorities For Your Experience

We know that a change in your mouth can lead to some amount of anxiety. One day, there’s nothing unusual happening. The next day, you see a bump or irritation and you don’t know what to do or how much to worry. If we have anything to say about it, you don’t worry at all… Read more »

Periodontal Problems Quiz: How To Spot Them?

Do you feel completely confident in your abilities to protect your dental implants from the effects of periodontal problems? Are you an expert at spotting the earliest signs of changes to your gum tissue? If you’re not sure how to answer these questions, then chances are good that you may need a quick refresher to… Read more »

3 Ways To Avoid Worrying About Your Smile

Not feeling very interested in worrying about your smile? Do you find that though you are completely uninterested in such a habit, you end up doing a lot of it anyway? Don’t fret! We understand and can help you with some very simple advice that will allow you to feel confident about your oral health…. Read more »

The Deal With Dry Mouth

Dry mouth is medically known as xerostomia. It is a condition where a person’s mouth produces very little saliva. Since saliva is the body’s way of rinsing away bacteria, having very little rinsing can become a problem. Dry mouth can be caused by a variety of reasons: medication, autoimmune diseases, advanced age, hormonal changes, or… Read more »