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Examining Dental Bone Grafts and Dental Implants

2017-05-15T17:57:29+00:00

What is a Bone Graft? Bone grafting is a very applicable medical technique for several specialties. When a bone or piece of bone is fractured or unstable, there is potential for complex health risks to arise in a patient. With a bone graft, bone is taken to replace or provide support to the afflicted area. [...]

Examining Dental Bone Grafts and Dental Implants 2017-05-15T17:57:29+00:00

The Benefits of All-On-4 Dental Implants

2017-04-26T20:00:41+00:00

When you are deciding whether you want to replace lost teeth using implants or dentures, there are a few things you should keep in mind.  Implants come in a few varieties, including all-on-4 implants.  Although implants are more expensive than dentures, they do have a number of benefits. What are All-on-4 Implants? A dental [...]

The Benefits of All-On-4 Dental Implants 2017-04-26T20:00:41+00:00

How an Oral Surgeon Can Help After an Accident

2017-04-26T19:53:49+00:00

Accidents involving the teeth happen. It could be that you fractured a tooth as a result of a sporting accident or were involved in a motor vehicle or even bicycle accident, however the accident occurred your oral surgeon can help. Cracked or chipped teeth account for the majority of tooth injuries resulting from various [...]

How an Oral Surgeon Can Help After an Accident 2017-04-26T19:53:49+00:00

Foods to Avoid with When You Have TMJ

2017-04-26T20:04:30+00:00

Your temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, is the hinge at which your upper and lower jaws meet. It allows you to open your mouth wide and move your lower jaw from side to side. It also enables you to eat and speak. When the joint becomes inflamed and irritated, an issue known as temporomandibular disorder [...]

Foods to Avoid with When You Have TMJ 2017-04-26T20:04:30+00:00

How Surgery Can Improve the Fit of Dentures

2017-04-26T20:01:37+00:00

When you lose your teeth, replacing them can keep your life normal, allowing you to maintain your ability to eat and speak properly. Dentures are a common choice for replacing several teeth (a partial denture) or a whole bridge (full dentures). While they are custom made from impressions of your mouth following tooth extraction, [...]

How Surgery Can Improve the Fit of Dentures 2017-04-26T20:01:37+00:00

How an Oral Surgeon Can Help with Snoring

2017-04-26T19:55:04+00:00

Do you snore? Snoring is often made to be funny, but the truth is that snoring could actually point to something more serious: obstructive sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition in which your airway becomes blocked by excess tissue while you sleep. For many, sleep apnea can be controlled by special devices [...]

How an Oral Surgeon Can Help with Snoring 2017-04-26T19:55:04+00:00

Reducing Swelling after Oral Surgery

2017-03-01T19:16:23+00:00

Swelling is a common occurrence following oral surgery. Generally, the more extensive the surgery, the more swelling you will experience. Swelling can be uncomfortable and usually peaks about two to three days following a procedure. You can’t prevent it, but there are things you can do to reduce it after undergoing an oral surgery [...]

Reducing Swelling after Oral Surgery 2017-03-01T19:16:23+00:00

Dealing With Jaw Sensitivity to Hot and Cold

2017-04-26T19:53:26+00:00

Have you noticed that your jaw and teeth are increasingly more sensitive to cold and hot? Maybe it is that you took a swig of a cold glass of tea and winced as your jaw began throbbing in pain; or perhaps you inhaled deep on a brutally cold winter’s day and winced as it [...]

Dealing With Jaw Sensitivity to Hot and Cold 2017-04-26T19:53:26+00:00

When Should I Get Checked for Oral Cancer?

2017-04-26T19:57:00+00:00

An oral cancer screening is when your doctor or dentist thoroughly examines the oral cavity for signs of cancerous or precancerous conditions that might be present in the mouth. Oral cancer screenings serve the purpose of identifying oral cancer early enough that is able to be treated and likely cured. Your dentist most likely [...]

When Should I Get Checked for Oral Cancer? 2017-04-26T19:57:00+00:00

Using Paraffin Wax for Dental Emergencies

2017-04-26T19:55:48+00:00

Chances are that you have a few basic medical supplies on hand in case of an emergency, such as anti-bacterial ointment and bandages.  But did you know that dental emergencies are relatively common as well? You may have some supplies in your medicine cabinet, such as cotton balls, cotton swabs, floss and small tweezers.  [...]

Using Paraffin Wax for Dental Emergencies 2017-04-26T19:55:48+00:00