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Did you know that dental implants are the most lifelike tooth replacement option available today? It’s true. Dental implants are prosthetics that not only last for decades (or longer), they replace the roots of missing teeth, which has been historically overlooked in the design of...

When it comes to many oral and maxillofacial surgery procedures, anesthesia is sometimes necessary. We offer many treatments from our practice that help restore oral function, correct abnormalities, and reconstruct damaged hard and soft tissues. Our oral surgeon administers anesthesia (or IV sedation) to promote...

Impacted wisdom teeth can cause a number of problems for patients, such as discomfort caused by a painful abscess or even just the impacted tooth’s ongoing attempts to erupt through the gum tissue. Cysts and tumors are more likely to occur in impacted wisdom teeth,...

While bleeding gums will certainly make your smile more unattractive, this symptom actually can suggest that more serious oral health problems are present. If you notice that your gums bleed – even if it’s only while you brush or floss – you should be sure...

For many people suffering with tooth sensitivity, enjoying a meal without pain seems impossible - especially if one is eating ice cream or drinking a hot cup of coffee. Due to wear and tear and common oral health conditions, many folks develop tooth sensitivity and...

Dental phobias and anxiety can make receiving oral healthcare difficult. Since anxiety can produce feelings of great distress and even keep patients from receiving necessary care, our oral surgeons offer medication options for dealing with phobias and anxiety. As sedation dentists, our doctors can provide...

Have you ever wondered why some teeth can be saved with root canal therapy while others require surgical removal? While these treatment protocols are very different; their objectives are the same. Whether tooth extraction or root canal treatment is necessary, the ultimate goal is to...