Sometimes, qualifying for dental implants is very easy. Other times, there are some obstacles that can come up, which might make the process a bit more complicated and time-consuming. The good news to consider is that there are usually solutions that we can rely on to knock those stumbling blocks out of the way. Not sure what you can expect? A few common issues will broaden your scope of this concern.
If you are someone who has smoked for only a short while, you may think that you still have time to quit before any serious side effects occur. If you have smoked for what feels like a long time, you may feel it’s been so long that it is not worth quitting. The truth is, it is always worth reconsidering your decision to use tobacco products. They can have a significantly negative impact on your oral health and may even make receiving necessary oral surgery a very complicated task. Find out more!
Yes, it’s true: Your dental implants are extremely resilient. They cannot withstand anything that comes their way but they can most certainly provide you with the daily function you need. That is, they’ll stick around for many years and you don’t even have to worry about them. Not sure you believe us? Try out our Q&A session. You’ll see that as long as you’re thoughtful about care and your habits, things will be just fine.
When you’re focusing on figuring out what you need to do to improve your oral health, you can start to feel a bit overwhelmed. Add learning that you require dental surgery to that experience and instead of feeling relieved, you might feel even more stressed. We are happy to announce that this is absolutely not necessary. We will guide you through the process of repairing your smile in as many ways as possible. Today, let’s examine the way checking out our website can help you feel excited and confident about taking care of your smile.
Of course, if you end up with a sudden oral injury or find yourself in severe pain, you will feel ready to pick up the phone and call us. However, that does not necessarily mean you’ve done any of the prep work that can ensure your experience with visiting your emergency dentist is a smooth one. Guess what? We have some very helpful pointers, so that just in case you break a tooth, suffer a strong impact, end up with a severe toothache, etc., you are ready!
So, you are ready to replace your missing teeth. If you’re missing one or a few, you may have heard that it’s possible to address partial tooth loss with a dental bridge, partial, or implants. As a result, it’s time to wade through your options, attempting to figure out which one is going to check off all the preferences and requirements on your list. Since candidacy for bridges is a bit more specific than for other prosthetic choices, let’s see if they will (or will not) work for you!
When you’re looking at your smile and you notice a change in its appearance, you feel a textural change like a bump, you experience pain, or some other abnormality shows up, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. While we know that wishing it away seems like the best option, your smartest plan of action is actually to contact us to set up an oral pathology visit. Though this might not be something you feel confident about, we would like to share three steps you should remember. As a result, you’ll gain the motivation to come on in and solve the problem long before it’s anything worth concerning yourself over!
So, you are just getting around to finding out how your wisdom teeth are doing. If you’re an adult, then you may wonder if you should have had dental extractions already. Then, with that in mind, you may start wondering if everyone needs these third molars removed no matter what or if perhaps there are some instances in which it’s completely unnecessary. As it turns out, there are frequently problems like impaction or crooked growth that require removal. However, it’s not actually always necessary. Find out more!
Perhaps you have discovered that we offer bone grafting as one of our oral surgery services. You know, in a nutshell, that this means we can help you rebuild your jawbone if it’s become damaged in some way. However, as for whether or not you need it and precisely why we offer it, you might feel like you’re missing some information. We would be more than happy to examine your smile and discuss grafting as an option if you think you may require it. To get started, take yourself through a rundown of some very common reasons it’s offered.
Did you know that third molars are synonymous with wisdom teeth? They were originally referred to as “teeth of wisdom” because they emerged much later than the rest of the permanent teeth. Third molars often appear in the mouth of a person in their late teens or early twenties. Some people have third molars that never emerge from the gum tissue and some people never develop them at all. Most people have two molars in each quadrant of the mouth: upper right, lower right, upper left, and lower left. Molars are the teeth used for grinding and are in the back of the mouth. (more…)