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Facial Surgeons’ Tips to Minimize Post-Surgical Discomfort

Facial surgery recovery tips

A highly experienced facial surgeon will take every precaution to ensure you have a smooth and easy recovery. However, there’s no denying the fact that recovery from any surgical procedure is likely to involve some level of discomfort. To keep your pain at a minimum and enjoy a fast recovery, it is imperative that you […]

Dental Implants or Porcelain Veneers: Which Is Right for You?

Dental implants and veneers

Among the best methods of tooth restoration, dental implants and porcelain veneers are two of the most popular options, with oral surgeons and patients alike. Both methods offer a natural-looking solution to imperfections in your smile, but they are not interchangeable, as each is best suited for different purposes. To determine which restoration method might […]

A Guide to Pre-Prosthetic Oral Surgery for Tooth Implants & Dentures

Oral surgery before tooth restoration

Pre-prosthetic oral surgery could be in your future if you want to get tooth implants or dentures. Fortunately, though it sounds like a complex treatment, pre-prosthetic surgery is a simply a term that refers to any minor, in-office oral surgery designed to ready the mouth for tooth restoration, or the placement of a dental prosthesis. […]

What Is Bone Grafting?

Facts about bone Bone grafting is a simple, minimally-invasive procedure performed at the oral surgeon’s office. Here’s why it’s recommended and what the process entails.grafting for oral surgery

Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that addresses jawbone atrophy, or bone loss in the jaw, by replacing lost tissue and stimulating new growth. This procedure sounds pretty serious, doesn’t it? Actually, here at Northeast Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, bone grafting is a simple, minimally-invasive procedure that we perform in our office on a daily […]

Treating TMJ Disorder: Surgical Solutions for Jaw Joint Problems

Surgery for TMJ disorder

Could surgical TMJ disorder treatment put an end to your jaw joint problems? If conservative measures – including self-care practices and wearing a bite guard or stabilization splint – have failed to alleviate the pain, stiffness and dysfunction in your temporomandibular joints, one of the following three procedures may be an effective solution. Arthrocentesis Arthrocentesis […]