11 11, 2019

Salute to Smiles 2019: Meet the Veterans!

By |2019-11-12T12:15:39-06:00November 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Salute to Smiles 2019: Meet the Veterans!

Now in its fourth year of serving local veterans with Salute to Smiles, Bay Oral Surgery & Implant Center, in partnership with other local dentists, is helping eight local veterans with their dental issues to get their smiles back in 2019. Together, they will cover all expenses for the veterans who otherwise could not afford these much-needed procedures. Dental procedures [...]

15 10, 2019

What to Expect if Your Child Needs Oral Surgery

By |2019-10-08T11:50:03-05:00October 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on What to Expect if Your Child Needs Oral Surgery

Whether it’s due to an accidental injury or a planned tooth extraction, oral surgery may be necessary for your child at some point. And knowing what to expect for your child’s oral surgery will help reduce any anxiety you or your child may be feeling. The most common oral surgeries performed on children and adolescents are tooth extractions, frenectomies, exposure [...]

24 09, 2019

Oral Pathology: What You Need to Know

By |2019-09-24T12:52:29-05:00September 24th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Oral Pathology: What You Need to Know

Oral pathology is the diagnosis and study of the causes and effects of diseases affecting the mouth, jaw and face. Many patients visit an oral and maxillofacial surgeon for evaluation and treatment of oral pathology. Generally, these patients are first evaluated by their dental provider who refers them to an oral surgeon for further evaluation and treatment. The scope of [...]

15 08, 2019

How to Prepare for Your Tooth Extraction

By |2019-08-08T09:20:40-05:00August 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How to Prepare for Your Tooth Extraction

There are many reasons why it may be necessary to have a tooth extraction. Some teeth need to be removed because of overcrowding in the mouth, infection, decay, or damage from a traumatic injury. Regardless of the reason for your tooth extraction, below are some tips to help you prepare. What to Tell Your Surgeon Before A Tooth Extraction Before [...]

23 07, 2019

The Most Common Oral Surgeries: Dental Extractions and Dental Implants

By |2019-07-23T08:43:53-05:00July 23rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on The Most Common Oral Surgeries: Dental Extractions and Dental Implants

There are many different types of oral surgery, ranging from wisdom teeth extractions to oral biopsies to corrective jaw surgery. Below is a description of the two most common oral surgery procedures. Dental Extractions There are three types of dental extraction procedures: simple extraction, surgical extraction, and impacted extraction. When your tooth is easily accessible, your dentist can usually perform [...]