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How Dental Implants Can End Your Denture Problems

Dental implants versus dentures

Are your dentures driving you crazy? Dental implants are the ideal solution. Implanted teeth can support both partial and complete dentures, and implants provide a beautiful, stable smile that seems completely natural in every way. You don’t have to live with denture problems any longer – get dental implants, and any frustrations with your tooth […]

Complications After Oral Surgery: How You Can Prevent Problems

How to avoid complications from oral surgery

Recovery from oral surgery can take at least a few days, but most patients find the experience to be smooth sailing. Complications rarely occur after tooth extraction, facial surgery, bone grafting, dental implant placement, jaw reconstruction and other oral procedures. That said, oral surgery, just like every other type of surgery, does carry a risk […]

Treating Impacted Canine Teeth

Impacted canine teeth

For impacted canine teeth, extraction is not the solution. The wisdom teeth have little to no effect on appearance or bite function. So, if they’re impacted, they’re extracted. When the canines, or cuspids, are stuck beneath the gumline and unable to erupt in the proper position, oral surgeons work with orthodontists to solve the problem […]

What to Eat After Jaw Surgery

Post-jaw surgery eating restrictions

After jaw surgery, you need to be careful about what you eat. Hard, crunchy and chewy foods are off the menu, and eating anything spicy isn’t a good idea either. So what can you eat after jaw surgery? Your oral surgeon will tell you to stick with liquids and soft foods, but how will you […]

Tooth Extraction or Root Canal – Choosing the Right Treatment for You

Extraction vs. root canal for a damaged tooth

Do you have an infected, decayed or damaged tooth? To address the issue, you’ll need either a tooth extraction or root canal therapy. Whenever possible, experts recommend saving teeth – not pulling them. So, if a root canal can restore your oral health, that’s probably the right course of action. However, in some cases, getting […]