Orthognathic Surgery 101

If your dentist or orthodontist has suggested to you that you might benefit from jaw surgery, you are not alone. Misalignment of the jaw can range from mild to severe, and sometimes orthognathic surgery may be needed. While your orthodontist can correct bite problems involving your teeth, surgery may be needed when the jaws need... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing... Read more »

Do You Need Orthognathic Surgery to Relieve TMJ Pain?

If you find yourself experiencing TMJ symptoms that are mild and infrequent, they may go away on their own. This sometimes can take weeks or months depending on what you do to help your jaw find relief. Of course, this is a good time to alleviate symptoms by temporarily sticking to a soft food or... Read more »

Common Questions About Oral Surgery Recovery

Do you have questions concerning your recovery post-op? We have answers to the most common questions we get. Read on for more: How can I prepare for oral surgery? Make sure you have a comfortable recovery place set up at home. Having extra pillows can help you rest more comfortably, and having something to do... Read more »

The Answers to Questions About Bone Grafting

Do you have questions about bone grafting? If so, you have come to the right blog. Today, our , Dr. , is happy to help you find the answers you are looking for and maybe even teach you something new about bone grafting in , . To do so, is happy to share the answers… Read more »

Why Wisdom Teeth Removal is Necessary

If you are experiencing jaw pain or bleeding in the back of your gums, you could be suffering from your wisdom teeth coming in. Wisdom teeth appear last of all your teeth, usually in the teen to young adult years. Wisdom teeth can be painful and cause many oral health problems, which is why it’s… Read more »

Extraction by an Experienced Oral Surgeon vs. Dentist

When contemplating a tooth extraction surgery, you’ll undoubtedly be wondering whether to have the procedure done by your regular dentist or someone with a specialty in the field of oral surgery. While both a dentist and oral surgeon have been trained to remove teeth, the oral surgeon has undergone more schooling and has more day-to-day… Read more »

Recovery From Oral Surgery

When it comes to recovering from an oral surgical procedure, be sure to listen to all advice your oral surgeon has provided. Oral surgery can be scary. However, there are many things you can do to help the healing process along in a healthy manner. Our , Dr. with in , , is excited to… Read more »

Make Your Smile Dreams a Reality With Dental Implants

Dental implants may be the solution for a patient who has lost one or more permanent teeth. Dental implants are permanent and aesthetically appeasing. A dental implant is made up of a dental implant post, a dental restoration and an abutment. What Should I Expect? First, the dental implant post is surgically placed in the… Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Replicate the Root Strength of a Missing Molar or Premolar

The teeth in the back of your mouth play a very important role in your overall oral function. The molars and premolars are tasked with breaking down and grinding your food into small pieces that make it easier to swallow and digest. If one of your molars is lost to tooth decay or becomes damaged,… Read more »