Why Do you Have to Avoid Straws After Oral Surgery?

One of the first post-operative instructions you receive after a tooth extraction is to avoid drinking through straws for at least 24 hours. You might have heard this indication if you or any family member ever had a tooth removed, but do you know why it is so important? This blog explains in detail how… Read More »

Help! My Dental Implant Fell Out; What Now?

It is a fact that dental implants can last a lifetime. However, this doesn’t mean that they cannot fail. Although most patients enjoy their implants for years and years without inconveniences, we want you to be ready if you encounter this unexpected problem. Which Part of the Implant Fell Out? The first step is to… Read More »

When Should You Get an Oral Pathology Screening?

Oral health contributes significantly to overall health. In many cases, oral pathologies are the first sign of a more serious systemic condition, so their early diagnosis is crucial for patients’ well-being. In this blog, we will explain what an oral pathology screening is and why it is critical to have your smile thoroughly checked on… Read More »

Should You Get Oral Surgery If You are On a Blood Thinner?

The term “blood thinner” may ring a bell for those patients with heart conditions. It is a common medication that prevents multiple heart problems and is vital to millions of Americans these days. This type of medication helps countless patients, but some things need to be considered when taking blood thinners. Patients need to be… Read More »