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    For some patients, oral surgery is the first kind of surgical procedure they ever undergo. In order to experience the best treatment outcomes, it’s important to be prepared for the entire process, including anesthesia. Here are some questions that patients often ask about anesthesia if they want more information on this aspect of their […]

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    Has your dentist referred you to an oral surgeon for a tooth extraction? Do you ever wonder why teeth sometimes need to be extracted? There are a few reasons why an oral healthcare provider might want to extract teeth. Sometimes teeth are removed because they are diseased and damaged beyond repair. In other instances, teeth like wisdom te […]

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    If you want to preserve the results of your work with your orthodontist, be sure to schedule an appointment with an oral surgeon. Why? Because impacted wisdom teeth can push your teeth out of alignment if you don’t have them extracted.
    Impacted wisdom teeth will continue to try to erupt through the gums even though most people’s jaws […]

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    In some cases, patients’ teeth may become impacted and fail to erupt properly. This condition may have a host of consequences for the patient’s appearance and the functionality of those teeth in terms of chewing and speaking. While some impacted teeth – the wisdom teeth – can just be extracted with no harm coming to the pa […]

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    Prognathism is a fancy word that means incorrect bite in which the upper or lower jaw protrudes excessively from the rest of the facial structure. A maxillary prognathism more commonly known as an overbite, while a mandibular prognathism is an underbite.
    Not only does prognathism have an unpleasant effect on the patient’s appearance, bu […]

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    If you are facing your first oral surgery procedure, such as wisdom tooth extraction or dental implant placement, the process might seem overwhelming or intimidating to you. However, when you are prepared for what to expect at the initial consultation, it can go a long way toward easing any fears or concerns that you may have.
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    Orthognathic surgery is a procedure performed by an oral surgeon where the objective is to correct abnormalities in the bone structure of the upper and lower mandibles and/or issues that affect the way these bones line up during oral function. This oral surgery may be necessary for patients of all ages who have developed a malocclusion (i […]

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    The molars are essential to efficient and comfortable oral function. Losing a back tooth can greatly affect the oral health system. This is why replacing a molar with a prosthetic is very important. A dental implant can be used to replace the lost root system of a tooth, including molars. After the initial oral surgery and once the implan […]

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    An oral surgeon is a specialist who performs a multitude of treatments that affect the entire oral health system and lower part of the face. Common procedures and services offered include the placement of dental implants, oral pathology, tooth extractions, and reconstructive or corrective oral surgery to address developmental abnormalitie […]

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    Facial trauma has profound effects on patient’s lives. From the debilitating pain associated with severe injuries to the damage trauma can do to the oral health system, oral surgery is often required to help patients regain oral function and improve quality of life. Following is some helpful information on hard tissue injuries and how t […]