A Bone Graft Can Restore Lost Bone Structure

Periodontal disease, severe tooth decay or past extractions can often result in the loss of bone structure in specific areas of your mouth. This can make certain dental restoration options difficult. If you are interested in having one or more dental implants installed but you suffer from decreased bone structure, our surgeon, Dr. , might… Read more »

Oral Surgery: The Proper Ways to Recover After Treatment

If you’ve recently undergone oral surgery, then it’s time to properly recover! If you take the recovery period seriously, you will have the best treatment results possible. So, to help you do everything you can to bring your oral health back into tip-top shape, our team encourages you to do the following things: -Take it… Read more »

When Should I Have My Child’s Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Wisdom teeth are vestigial third molars that are not necessary. Your child likely has four wisdom teeth. However, there have been rare cases when someone has had as many as six wisdom teeth while others have zero. You should expect your child’s wisdom teeth to start erupting from their gums during their teen years. It’s… Read more »

Dental Implants Can Be Used to Anchor a Bridge

Over the course of the last two decades, dental implants have slowly started to become a new standard for replacing or restoring the full oral function of people who have lost one or more teeth. At first, dental implants were only used to replace a single missing tooth. Since that time dental implant technology and techniques… Read more »

Lost Jaw Structure Can Be Restored by Bone Graft Surgery

The bone structure in your jaw serves to anchor your teeth and provide structure to your gums. Unfortunately, problems with chronic gum disease, multiple tooth extractions, and advanced tooth decay can result in a reduction of healthy bone structure in critical parts of your jaw. Many people looking to restore a lost or extracted tooth… Read more »

Tooth Extraction

A tooth extraction is when your dentist extracts a tooth from its socket in the bone. A tooth is generally extracted as a last resort, after considering if a filling, crown, etc. can repair the damaged tooth. There are various reasons a tooth might need to be removed, whether it is a tooth that is too loose,… Read more »

The Tips You Need to Successfully Recover From Bone Graft Surgery

The recovery process after bone graft surgery is extremely important. In fact, it’s so important that if you don’t recover properly, your chances of success greatly decrease. So, to help you recover in the best way possible, our team is happy to provide you with the following tips: -Stop the bleeding: It’s common to experience… Read more »

Treating Impacted Canines

You might not think about it very much, but the process by which your teeth come in is actually pretty sophisticated. If teeth erupt in the wrong place or at the wrong time, there can be consequences for the whole mouth. And while most people have no serious trouble, something like an impacted tooth is… Read more »

Understanding the Treatment Strategy for Managing TMJ Disorder

TMJ disorder is technical term that describes a problem in the temporomandibular joints that hinge your jaw or the surrounding muscles and ligaments. The sophisticated ball and socket joints, enable you to open your mouth, chew food, and speak. Early symptoms of TMJ disorder often could include a chronic dull ache in front of your… Read more »

Bone Graft Surgery Restores Lost Jaw Structure

Severe fractures, multiple tooth extractions, advanced tooth decay and chronic gum disease can result in a loss of bone structure in parts of your jaw. This can lead to a wide variety of issues with the alignment of teeth in that area. It could also cause your denture or partial to have a poor fit,… Read more »