Wisdom Teeth Might Need Oral Surgery Extraction

Most people develop wisdom teeth in the gums at the back of their mouth. They typically have four wisdom teeth, yet there are some individuals who don’t develop any wisdom teeth while others might have two or three. In some rare instances, there have been people with as many as six wisdom teeth. These third… Read more »

Restorative Dentistry and Bone Grafts

Replacing lost teeth with dental implants are a great way to bring the “WOW” back to your smile! If you need just a single tooth or are looking to have an anchor formed for dentures or partial dentures, restorative dentistry will add the cosmetic value you’re looking for back to your smile. Implants will last… Read more »

A Full Smile Awaits with Dental Implants

Do you have any missing teeth that you would like to replace, but don’t want to deal with the hassle of taking out dentures every single night? With dental implants, you can have natural-looking teeth installed directly into your jawbone for a sturdy hold that can last a lifetime. A full smile awaits with dental… Read more »

Certain Dental Restorations May Require a Bone Graft

The art and science of dental restorations encompasses several factors. Not the least of which is supplying sufficient bone structure in the underlying jawbone. Many dental restorations, especially dental implants, need enough bone matter so the abutment can anchor. Any dental restoration process starts with Dr. examining your mouth to assess your overall oral health… Read more »

What Happens During a Wisdom Teeth Extraction

As you probably know, many people have their wisdom teeth removed—but do you ever wonder why? While not everyone’s wisdom teeth need to be removed, wisdom teeth can cause several serious problems. Because your wisdom teeth are the last to come in—usually erupting when you’re around twenty years old—your other teeth could also be affected…. Read more »

A Bone Graft May Be Needed Before a Dental Implant Restoration

In many cases when a tooth is lost, it also compromises the health or integrity of the surrounding bone tissues. This can make it difficult to successfully replace the tooth with a dental restoration like a dental implant. To address an issue like this, your dentist, Dr. , can install a bone graft. This additional… Read more »

What Is a Sinus Lift?

At our oral and maxillofacial surgical practice, Dr. and our team are pleased to offer sinus lifts for our patients in , . A sinus lift is performed if there is a loss of bone in your upper jaw. For example, if the height of the bone is not the right size, or if your sinuses are… Read more »

Wisdom Tooth Extraction Is a Wise Preventative Measure

Third molars, more commonly known as wisdom teeth, are vestigial remnants from a time in ancient history when our ancestors survived on a diet of tough foods. In modern times, these teeth, lurking deep in the gums at the back of your mouth, have become more of a nuisance. In fact, they can even lead… Read more »

What to Do If Your Canine Teeth Are Impacted

Have you every had a tooth erupt in the wrong place? While not uncommon, this impaction does require treatment. If teeth erupt in the wrong place or at the wrong time, it can affect your whole mouth. With an impacted tooth, the tooth doesn’t break through your gums. Since it is trapped inside the gum… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth Often Need to Be Extracted to Prevent Complications

Third molars, also known as wisdom teeth, are essentially vestigial teeth lingering deep within the gums in the back of the mouth. In late adolescence, they can start to move and attempt to emerge. This can be an uncomfortable or even painful experience. Early symptoms might include a feeling of pressure or pain deep in… Read more »