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Types of Dental Implants: How to Choose the Best One for You

                  Men and women with missing teeth face multiple problems, including low confidence, insecurity, refraining from smiling, and a failure to interact with others. And losing teeth can cause difficulty with chewing, proper eating habits, and proper digestion of the foods you eat. If you have one… Read More »


Our Latest Solutions and Dental Procedures for Common Problems

You might not like to think about it, but your teeth can be troublesome. Teeth contain live tissue and nerves. As a result, our mouths are a breeding ground for good and bad bacteria. Also, your teeth are constantly active, so it’s no wonder they end up causing issues. This guide to the most common… Read More »


Should I Use Mouthwash?

For many people, a good oral hygiene routine usually includes brushing, flossing, and rinsing with mouthwash.  However, mouthwashes have been the subject of quite a bit of controversy, and the jury may still be out on whether they should be part of your morning routine. So, what do dentists and oral surgeons have to say… Read More »


When It Comes to Dental Implants, Why Is Metal-Free Your Best Option?

When it comes to replacing a lost tooth or teeth, implants are an excellent option for many folks. But not just any type of implant will do. The oral surgeons at Hill Country Oral Surgery favor ceramic over traditional titanium implants. Our advanced zirconia ceramic implants are metal-free and biocompatible. Research suggests that ceramic implants… Read More »


How Do I Care for My Dental Implants?

Getting dental implants is the first step, but implant aftercare is just as important. To avoid unnecessary discomfort, pain, and complications, you must take special care of your new smile. The text below will explore dental implant aftercare, including the day of your surgery and the weeks that follow. Begin Aftercare Immediately As soon as… Read More »


Why Is Oral Pathology Important?

We hope to never have pain or dental issues. With good preventative care, that’s usually the case. But sometimes, even with the best habits in place for dental hygiene, stuff happens.  Oral pathology seeks to diagnose and treat problems that make your mouth or teeth ache. If you’re not sure what’s wrong with your mouth,… Read More »


Can Jaw Surgery Change Your Appearance?

Enjoy better sleeping and breathing, improved chewing, and a beautiful smile with jaw surgery. Oral surgery is the first step to correct specific cosmetic and functional issues with the jaw. Jaw surgery aims to help patients who have issues like chronic TMJ pain, trouble making the lips meet, or a protruding jaw. But can it… Read More »


5 Interesting Facts About Bone Grafting and Sinus Lifts

Getting a dermal implant to replace a missing tooth or teeth can restore your confidence, and you want to know that your mouth structure will support them. Restoring lost dermal bone and tissue is paramount to enjoying the aesthetic benefits of implant treatment and your overall health. It also restores the natural jaw contour that… Read More »


Types of Facial Injuries Your Oral Surgeon Can Help Correct

Oral surgery is more than tooth extractions, implant surgery, and resolving impacted teeth. It also deals with facial trauma potentially affecting your ability to speak, eat, see, or breathe. Restoring these critical functions requires an exceptionally trained oral and maxillofacial surgeon to correct the aftermath of facial trauma. Here are common facial injuries your surgeons… Read More »


How Do I Care for My Dental Implants?

Getting dental implants is the first step, but implant aftercare is just as important. To avoid unnecessary discomfort, pain, and complications, you must take special care of your new smile. The text below will explore dental implant aftercare, including the day of your surgery and the weeks that follow. Begin Aftercare Immediately As soon as… Read More »