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 [...]

15 06, 2019

Medication-Related Osteonecrosis of The Jaw: Commonly Asked Questions

By |2019-06-12T09:35:36-05:00June 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Medication-Related Osteonecrosis of The Jaw: Commonly Asked Questions

Medication-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (MRONJ) is a condition that patients can experience if they are taking certain medications, such as medications normally prescribed for Osteoporosis. With the advancement of newer medications, additional drugs are added to the list of medications that can cause this condition such as Antiangiogenic drugs, commonly used in cancer treatment. What is MRONJ? It is [...]

15 05, 2019

Gum Disease: Important Facts You Need To Know

By |2019-05-15T18:15:39-05:00May 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Gum Disease: Important Facts You Need To Know

According to findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of every two Americans aged 30 and older has periodontal disease, also known as gum disease. This means that approximately 64.7 million Americans are affected, so it’s now more important than ever to understand the facts behind this growing epidemic, the causes & risk factors, and [...]