Tag: Oral Surgery

Dental Implants Side Effects: How to Care For Yourself After Treatment

Dental implants are a natural way to replace missing teeth and restore damaged smiles. A  skilled dental implants dentist can place your implant with little to no pain, and minimally invasive surgery can shorten your healing time after your procedure. Our dentist, Dr. Steve Brown, has placed over 8000 implants and has focused completely on… Read more »

What is Oral Surgery?

In the United States, oral surgery is most commonly associated with invasive dental procedures, such as tooth extractions. As a result, some people assume that dental implant surgery is only performed by oral surgeons. However, a wide variety of dental professionals, including general dentists, periodontists, and prosthodontists, commonly place dental implants and perform necessary invasive… Read more »

Implant-Supported Dental Bridges Are Great for Patients Missing Teeth

Missing teeth can lead to a number of dental problems, and we don’t just mean aesthetic ones. Having a missing tooth also means bone loss and gum recession in the area of the tooth gap, gradual misalignment of the teeth adjacent to the tooth gap, and potential speech impediments and problems with biting and chewing…. Read more »

Dental Implants and Dry Mouth

There are many factors that put the teeth at risk of decay. Fortunately, saliva is the mouth’s natural cleansing mechanism. It keeps the mouth moist and rinses away harmful bacteria and food particles. However, for patients who suffer from dry mouth, there is insufficient saliva flow and the teeth are left vulnerable to dental problems…. Read more »

What Do Dental Implants Cost?

There is little question that dental implants are the strongest and most durable treatment option for patients who have experienced adult tooth loss. While the benefits of dental implants are clear, many patients are reluctant to undergo treatment because of the cost. It is true that dental implants are one of the more costly dental… Read more »

Restore Your Smile and Dental Function with Full Mouth Reconstruction

The state of our teeth and oral health can either be a source of embarrassment or pride. When you suffer from dental damage, smiling or being close to other people can make you feel self conscious about your appearance. Fortunately, full mouth reconstruction treatments can improve dental appearance, restore oral health, and allow you to… Read more »