Is a Bone Graft the Answer to Your Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal (gum) disease is the number one cause of bone loss in the mouth. If you are experiencing gum disease, you can have chronic bacterial infections that impact your gum tissue as well as the supportive bone material underneath. Once plaque (the sticky bacterial film in the mouth) reaches beneath the gum line, it creates... Read more »

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 Wisdom Teeth Removal

Do you have questions about wisdom teeth removal? If so, you’re not alone. Our , Dr. , would like to help you find the answers you need today. The more you know about wisdom teeth removal in , , the better. To help you, would like to provide the answers to the following commonly asked… Read more »

How Full Mouth Reconstruction Can Help You

If the need for dental work arises as a result of oral health issues or an accident, we encourage you to not delay scheduling an appointment with our . In some cases, you may need to go beyond routine dental care to address significant dental problems. The development of severe tooth damage can result in… Read more »

Bone Grafts: An Overview

If you’ve ever seen a bone graft as an offered service at any kind of dental office, you may have wondered just what a bone graft is. A lot of people are in the dark about what a bone graft entails in the dental world, which is okay, since a bone graft is most commonly… Read more »

Maximize Your Oral Health with Jaw and Facial Pain Treatments

Visiting our for oral health care checkups can benefit your oral health in many ways. During your visits, our can assess your oral health and determine if there are any underlying issues that need to be treated. Somes of these issues may cause frequent jaw and facial pain. If you experience jaw and facial pain,… Read more »

Reasons to Watch Out for Your Wisdom Teeth

Do you know to watch out for your wisdom teeth as they come in? Did you know they can bring a host of problems for your other teeth and overall oral health? Well, it’s true! Your oral health is important, which is why many people choose to have wisdom teeth removed. To help you understand… Read more »