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Signs You Should Get an Oral Cancer Screening

oral cancer screening

An oral cancer screening could play a definitive role in early discovery, treatment and ultimate recovery from this serious disease that is not as talked about as much as other types of cancer. Not as many people know the risk factors for oral cancer, but almost 50,000 Americans will be diagnosed this year, and over 9,750 will die […]

How Impacted Canine Teeth Are Treated

impacted canine teeth

Impacted canine teeth are second only to wisdom teeth in their frequency of impaction. An impacted tooth is one that is stuck beneath or partway beneath the gumline and cannot move into its rightful place. Impaction can be painful and lead to a host of additional dental problems such as cysts and cavities. But an oral surgeon can help treat all types […]

5 Wisdom Teeth Removal Complications

Wisdom Teeth Removal

The vast majority of wisdom teeth removal procedures go without a hitch. Third-molar extractions are a common treatment or preventive procedure that oral surgeons handle nearly every day. At Northeast Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, you can trust you are in experienced hands.  While proper planning, preparation and expertise are key to an uneventful and smooth procedure and recovery, it is […]

Dental Implants 101: What You Need to Know

Dental Implants: What You Need to Know

Before you decide to get dental implants, it’s important to explore all your tooth restoration options. Whether you’ve lost a tooth or you need to have a damaged tooth removed, it’s important for your jaw health and the alignment of the surrounding teeth that you find a solution quickly. For many patients, dental implants are the top choice. […]

Oral Surgeon vs. Dentist: What’s the Difference?  

oral surgeon vs. dentist

What does an oral surgeon do that a dentist does not? It’s a common question, and one we can answer clearly for you so you don’t have any misconceptions about who to go to for treatment. What Is a Dentist? A general dentist is like your primary care doctor, but for your teeth. All dentists are […]