Category: Patient Education

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 »

Check Our Testimonials For A Little Motivation!

“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 »

Very Good Reasons To Request Sedation

It’s very easy to feel like you need to simply buck up and get over it if you’re someone who deals with dental anxiety. However, whether you get some minor jitters or serious nerves kick in, this outlook may set you up for failure! When anxiety takes over, you may simply feel unable to follow… 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 »