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 »

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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 »

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Common Questions About Oral Surgery Recovery

Do you have questions concerning your recovery post-op? We have answers to the most common questions we get. Read on for more: How can I prepare for oral surgery? Make sure you have a comfortable recovery place set up at home. Having extra pillows can help you rest more comfortably,... Read more »

Why Should you have an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Do Your Dental Implant Surgery?

Our experience and training are unmatched! Dental implants have become the standard of care for tooth replacement. With more and more patients wanting dental implants, many different dental providers are now advertising and performing dental implant surgery. Some of these providers are quite capable and generally do a good job,... Read more »

Dental Implants Fill the Gaps

If you'd like to know more about dental implants, you've come to the right place. A dental implant is a titanium post that is surgically positioned in the jaw to replace the root structure of a missing tooth. The implant fuses to the bone, and once this occurs a crown... Read more »

Bone Grafting: Fortifying your Teeth and Gums

Once a tooth is lost, progressive bone loss that may result can carry serious consequences. Without the tooth providing natural stimulation via the force of chewing, the bone will become weak and lose mass because fortifying growth can no longer occur. This can lead to a cascade of problems including... Read more »

Plan for Your Smile With Gum Disease Symptom Recognition

Caring for your smile includes making sure you care for your gums and your teeth. If your gums are left untreated, they can destabilize and cause your teeth to actually fall out. In order to keep your gums strong, it is important to always look for any signs and symptoms... Read more »