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Anatomy of Teeth

Anatomy of Teeth

There are many interesting, fun facts about your teeth that you may not know.  Did you know that your teeth are the hardest substance in your body?  Did you know that your smile is as unique as your fingerprint?  Did you know that on average you will spend over two...

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, which is a good time to talk about the signs of oral cancer and ways to prevent it. Oral (or mouth) cancer refers to cancer that develops in any part of the mouth – lips, gums, tongue, inner lining of cheeks, roof of mouth, or...

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How Does Sugar Affect Your Teeth?

How Does Sugar Affect Your Teeth?

Holidays are popular events to indulge in sugary treats, including all the candy that we’ll receive in our Easter baskets next month.  However, it is well known that sugar can lead to tooth decay.  Let’s learn about the chain of events that occurs in your mouth when...

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Behind the Mask with Dr. Ellis

Behind the Mask with Dr. Ellis

Dr. Ellis attended Florida State University for his undergraduate education from 1981-1985 and attended University of Illinois, Chicago College of Dentistry from 1986-1990.  He completed his general practice residency at the Great Lakes Naval Hospital in Great Lakes,...

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Behind the Mask with Dr. LeMoine

Behind the Mask with Dr. LeMoine

Dr. LeMoine is a Green Bay native.  He went to East DePere public schools until high school, in which he attended Abbot Pennings High School and graduated in 1989.  After high school, he did his undergraduate education at UW-Madison.  Dr. LeMoine then attended...

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A Guide To Wisdom Teeth Removal

A Guide To Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom teeth, or third molars, are the last teeth to develop and appear in your mouth. The average mouth is made to hold only 28 teeth. These four extra teeth are your third molars. Early, preventative removal in teenage years is recommended to eliminate possible,...

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Most Common Post-Op Questions & Concerns

Most Common Post-Op Questions & Concerns

Proper care and healing of your surgical site after undergoing oral surgery is important, and with that comes a lot of questions, which is to be expected.  Here are some common post-operative questions from patients:   Can I eat after surgery? Adequate food and...

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Behind the Mask with Dr. Parmar

Behind the Mask with Dr. Parmar

Dr. Parmar attended Marquette University School of Dentistry from 1990-1994, did his general practice residency at the VA Hospital of Milwaukee from 1994-1995, and completed his Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin from...

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Meet the Bay Oral Surgical Assistants!

Meet the Bay Oral Surgical Assistants!

In honor of National Dental Assistant Recognition Week, which is March 1st-7th, 2020, we want to recognize our fabulous staff of Surgical Assistants at Bay Oral Surgery & Implant Center! We have a staff of 16 Surgical Assistants across all four of our Bay Oral...

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Everything You Need to Know about Baby Teeth

Everything You Need to Know about Baby Teeth

If you have a baby or toddler, it’s important to know what to expect when it comes to their primary (or baby) teeth. Here is a simple guide with everything you need to know about baby teeth. How many baby teeth are there? There are typically 20 baby teeth—10 on top...

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Know What to Do in Dental Emergencies

Know What to Do in Dental Emergencies

It’s good to know in advance where to go and what to do in the event of dental emergencies, so you are prepared. There can be a variety of types of dental emergencies and some are more urgent than others. Some of the most common dental emergencies include knocked out...

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Botox, Fillers and Your Smile!

Botox, Fillers and Your Smile!

The human face is a complex system of bone, muscle, fat, and skin tissues. The intricate relationship between the skin and the underlying muscle and fat tissue plays an essential role in the formation of wrinkles, lines and skin laxity. Botox and fillers are used to...

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Salute to Smiles 2019: Meet the Veterans!

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...

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What to Expect if Your Child Needs Oral Surgery

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...

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Oral Pathology: What You Need to Know

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...

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How to Prepare for Your Tooth Extraction

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...

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Gum Disease: Important Facts You Need To Know

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...

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral or oropharyngeal cancer kills roughly one American every hour. Since April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, now is a good time to reflect on the sobering statistics and focus on prevention. Risk factors Tobacco and alcohol: Although lifestyle and other factors can...

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What should I look for in a dental practice?

What should I look for in a dental practice?

Whether your trusted family dentist is retiring or you’re moving to a new community and need to seek out a new dental practice, finding the right provider can be a daunting undertaking. After all, you only get one permanent set of teeth in your lifetime, so it’s...

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Bay Oral Surgery Most Commonly Asked Questions

Bay Oral Surgery Most Commonly Asked Questions

Here at Bay Oral, we recognize that many of our patients don’t necessarily love going to the dentist so the thought of having oral surgery can be scary. That uncertainty is normal however, we would like to dispel some of those fears and answer the most common...

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Managing Dental and Oral Trauma

Managing Dental and Oral Trauma

Dental and oral traumas are relatively common occurrences. The most common causes are physical injury due to a fall, sports related injury, and motor vehicle accident. For a pediatric (child) patient, falls are common when first learning how to walk. Most coffee...

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4 Reasons to Get Dental Implants

4 Reasons to Get Dental Implants

Four Ways Dental Implants Can Improve Your Life Although there are several treatment options for damaged or missing teeth, dental implants provide a number of benefits that make for a better long-term investment overall. 1. Dental implants are a long-term solution....

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