Dental Do’s and Don’ts After Oral Surgery
If you’re wondering how to heal properly after surgery, rest assured that your oral surgeon will give you aftercare instructions following the completion of your procedure. For a smooth and speedy recovery, all patients should follow their post-operative instructions as
Understand Dental Trauma In 60 Seconds
You’ve been hit in the face with a baseball. You got into a car accident. You had a fall that lead to injury. Dental trauma can happen to anyone at any time, and it is never something anyone wants to
What You Can Do To Make Your Surgery More Successful
When you’re in surgery all of the work lies in the very capable hands of your oral surgeon. You put all of your trust in an expert to remedy whatever ailment you’re faced with and relinquish all agency in the
No Laughing Matter, Anymore
Originally named for the happy, giggly feeling it inspired, nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, is most commonly used to provide minimal sedation to dental patients. With its discovery came public exhibitions of its effects, where onlookers could breathe
Okay, It’s Over
The hard part is over. Your dental surgery went well and you’re on your way to a better smile. What happens next though can be just as important… recovery.
Are You Afraid?
Fear of the dentist is fairly common. Whether you’ve had a bad experience in the past with a dental visit or you suffer from an anxiety disorder, you may be feeling a bit apprehensive about your next trip to the
Playing Rough With Your Teeth?
Contact sports like football and hockey are synonymous with broken teeth. Sometimes a mouthguard just isn’t enough to save them. The rough and tumble nature of the game can lead to all sorts of injuries, dental ones included.
It’s Not Too Late
If you already wear dentures, are missing teeth or are even missing just one, it's possible your jaw has experienced some deterioration. Bone grafts work by taking donated bone, attaching it to the bone that is already there, laying the
Can They Tell?
Needing dental implants can seriously affect your self-esteem. Missing teeth can drive you to blow off job interviews, dates, appointments you name it. But the effects of missing teeth extend farther than just the physical appearance of your smile.
Is It Time?
Wisdom teeth: the inspiration of hilarious post-op videos online and occasionally the embarrassment of your friends and family. All for the purpose of having them removed.