Now Is a Good Time for a Wisdom Tooth Removal Evaluation

December brings with it festivities and holidays to bring to a close another year. For your teen, this also means that school will be out of session so it is also a good time to have their wisdom teeth evaluated to see if they need to be removed in the... Read more »

Treating Oral and Facial Injuries

In this month’s blog, we highlight how our skilled team manages and treats oral and maxillofacial trauma. If you haven’t already seen it, you might also check out Dr. Gene Vandervort’s newest video blog on The Treatment of Oral and Facial Injuries. In addition to regularly performing wisdom teeth removal,... Read more »

Video Blog: Dr. Vandervort Discusses the Treatment of Oral and Facial Injuries

Video Blog: Dr. Bluhm Discusses Dental Implant Treatment Planning

Orthognathic Surgery 101

If your dentist or orthodontist has suggested to you that you might benefit from jaw surgery, you are not alone. Misalignment of the jaw can range from mild to severe, and sometimes orthognathic surgery may be needed. While your orthodontist can correct bite problems involving your teeth, surgery may be... Read more »

Sleep Loss Can Be Deadly – Get Help for Your Sleep Apnea

"The shorter your sleep, the shorter your life." is a quote from sleep expert and neuroscientist, Matthew Walker. Getting a good night's sleep is vital for people of all ages, and while needs may vary, adults should be getting seven to nine hours a night for good health. Sleep deprivation... Read more »

Video Blog: Dr Dorsch Discusses Loudoun OMS Anesthesia Services and Training

Tips for Managing Facial or TMJ Pain

Many people suffer from chronic facial or temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain. The symptoms of this kind of pain include jaw stiffness, pain on opening the mouth or chewing. Many patients will suffer from headaches, especially in the temple area, and the pain can also mimic ear pain. If there is... Read more »

Common Questions About Dental Implant Placement

If you are considering dental implant placement, we are pleased to offer some insight into what you can expect from the procedure. Many patients are concerned that the process will be painful, and while any surgical procedure has a certain degree of discomfort while the mouth heals, our experienced team... Read more »

Video Blog: Why is it Necessary to Sometimes Have Wisdom Teeth Removed? An Interview with Dr. Bluhm