Is Bone Grafting Necessary After Tooth Extraction?

Whether the cause of your problems was trauma or tooth decay, tooth extraction is sometimes the best solution for preserving a patient’s oral health. However, removing teeth can impact a person’s wellbeing in other ways. Bone grafting is an excellent solution to help protect dentition and prepare an individual’s smile for future restorative care. Here’s… Read More »

Dental Options After Tooth Extraction

For many patients, tooth extraction can be traumatic. Every time you look in the mirror, it reminds you of what’s missing. It’s common to feel a profound sense of loss. Many patients try to avoid or minimize smiling due to embarrassment from a missing tooth. You can live with empty space after a tooth extraction,… Read More »

Your Guide to Tooth Extraction Aftercare

Whether you’ve had one tooth extracted or all of your wisdom teeth removed, your recovery will be supported through a combination of rest, pain medication, diet, hygiene and avoiding certain activities for a few days. Your doctor will explain the keys to recovery before the procedure and send you home with specific instructions after your… Read More »

3 Techniques That Make Tooth Extraction Recovery Quick and Manageable

Wounds in the mouth heal ten times faster than cuts on the body, making recovery from dental surgery much easier than recovery from other surgeries. Your mouth is primed to heal and with these simple techniques, you can help facilitate the process. Here are our best tips for quick and manageable recovery after tooth extraction. … Read More »

Preparing Your Teen for Wisdom Tooth Removal

Wisdom teeth are often removed during the teen years, a challenging time for parents. Your little one is no longer little. They still need help but can do much on their own. And listening to their parents? Let’s just say it doesn’t always happen.  Wisdom tooth extraction is a common procedure, but it is still… Read More »

The Most Common Causes of Tooth Loss Explained

If you want to keep your natural teeth for a lifetime, it’s important to understand the common causes of tooth loss. This will allow you to take preventive action to ensure your smile stays healthy. Top reasons for tooth loss are outlined below but be sure to contact your dentist if you have any questions… Read More »

The Next Steps After Tooth Extraction

Tooth extraction is often the first step to correcting dental problems and restoring an attractive, healthy smile after extensive decay or dental trauma. If you need to have a tooth removed, call our office and schedule a tooth extraction consultation with one of our highly trained and experienced oral surgeons. Getting that tooth removed is… Read More »