Tooth Extraction Requires Special Care of the Tooth Socket

When possible, it is our goal to help you keep your natural teeth so that you can have your most optimal smile. However, conditions such as trauma or disease can damage your teeth to the point that even a dental restoration will not be helpful. If you are receiving tooth... Read more »

Sometimes You Need a Bone Graft

Do you need a dental implant but don’t have sufficient bone strength in your jaw to hold it? If so, a bone graft may be right for you. A bone graft is a procedure designed to help your jaw maintain proper strength and form. It is normal to have questions... Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Often Replace a Knocked Out Tooth

Sometimes a hard blow to the mouth can exert enough force to damage a tooth or completely knock it out of its socket in your gums. Contact sports athletes who forgo using a protective mouth guard are exceedingly susceptible to severe dental trauma. In some of these cases the damage... Read more »

Insight on Oral Surgery Recovery

If you are searching for additional insight into the recovery process of oral surgery, then you have come to the right place. Oral surgery can be a scary process. Luckily, our team is happy to help you through it every step of the way, so you can feel confident you... Read more »

A Quality Mouth Guard Can Help Protect Your Mouth from Dental Trauma

A hard blow to the mouth during sports can chip tooth enamel, fracture teeth and traumatize soft oral tissues. Some severe blows can cause significant maxillofacial trauma and potentially knock out teeth. To address this concern many athletic clubs and schools require the use of a protective mouth guard for... Read more »

Strengthen Your Smile With Dental Implants

Dental implants are an effective dentistry procedure designed to replace an entire tooth--including the root. Many patients overlook implants as an option for cosmetic dentistry, as crowns and veneers seem easier to them. However, dental implants offer many benefits that other cosmetic procedures can’t. Here are a few reasons to... Read more »

Get a Better Outcome With Implants From an Oral Surgeon

If you need a dental implant, consider finding an oral surgeon to do the job. While many general dentists do offer dental implants, few are as practiced as oral surgeons. The growing concern is that not every general dentist is trained well enough to produce the best possible results. Allowing... Read more »

How to Recover After Wisdom Tooth Surgery

If you’re about to improve your oral health with wisdom tooth surgery, then you are most likely wondering about the recovery period after the treatment. Most of the time, when people think of waking up from surgery, they think of being loopy and silly. Although this can be quite entertaining,... Read more »

A Complete Denture Can Replace the Basic Function of Your Missing Teeth

Tooth loss related to multiple cases of tooth decay and periodontal health problems can significantly compromise your basic ability to process food before swallowing. Even the teeth that remain in your mouth might still be at risk of eventual failure. In a case such as this, a dentist like Dr.... Read more »

Wisdom Teeth Usually Need to Be Removed

What are wisdom teeth? The wisdom teeth, which are also called the third molars, are the back molars. They are the last teeth to erupt in the mouth. The average adult has four wisdom teeth that begin to grow in between age 17 and 21. Why are wisdom teeth extracted?... Read more »