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Are you struggling with missing teeth? While this is a terrible blow to your self-esteem and confidence, there are lesser known risks related to tooth loss that can affect your oral health, too.  Missing teeth can make it difficult to get the nutrition you need...

Do you have an upcoming appointment to have dental implants placed or wisdom teeth extracted? If so, our oral surgeon might prescribe medication to enhance your comfort during treatment. Called “oral sedation” this medication will help alleviate anxiety and discomfort. It will also make it...

Dental implants make excellent replacement teeth.  Dental implants and their restorations can function, look, and feel like biological teeth. Since implants draw on bone for support, patients must have adequate bone mass in their jaws to support their prosthetics. Those with sparse bone may need...

Most people are aware that they are expected to take good care of their teeth and gums in order to enjoy fresh breath and prevent tooth decay. What many people don’t realize, however, is that practicing good dental hygiene could literally prevent chronic illness. Our...

The ways that impacted teeth could affect your oral health might surprise you. Not only are impacted teeth more likely to become infected, they can be quite painful. Our oral surgeon provides extractions for impacted teeth and wisdom teeth. Following are five common problems associated with...

Losing teeth can have a profound impact on your way of life. From losing the density of bone in your jaws to an increased risk for mental health concerns, missing teeth has far-reaching effects that might surprise you. Treatment options for tooth loss include dental...

Losing a tooth is a drag. Not only does it affect your self-esteem, it can present some concerning oral health issues including additional tooth loss and jawbone deterioration. Fortunately, dental implants make for excellent replacement teeth. These permanent prosthetics are the only structurally complete tooth...

Traveling and living a busy lifestyle could wreak havoc on your oral health. Deviating from normal routines can make it easy to neglect your teeth and gums and skip important appointments with your dentist. There are steps you can take, however, to keep your teeth...

A sedation dentist can make your oral surgery far more relaxing and comfortable. This comfort amenity can benefit patients with severe dental anxiety as well as those receiving common treatments such as wisdom teeth removal and dental implant placement. There are different types of sedation dentistry,...