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Dental Implants Explained: Everything You Need to Know

A dental implant is a small, medical-grade titanium post that is inserted into the jaw and supports the final dental restoration. Whether a tooth must be removed, or it is already missing, dental implant placement is the best restorative solution to ensure the long-term health of the mouth. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons Dr. Andrew Boyce and Dr. Kyle Tracy provide patients with a variety of restorative solutions utilizing dental implants that not only eliminate tooth pain but restore a beautiful new smile that patients will be proud to show. Below is what to know about dental implants and if they are right for you!

7 Tips for Recovering From a Wisdom Tooth Removal Procedure

10 million people get their wisdom teeth removed each year. This number is unsurprising considering how much of a hassle wisdom teeth are. Aside from their painful arrival, wisdom teeth often come with additional health risks.

However, some people shy away from the procedure because it comes with its own set of complications, including a painful recovery period. But, if you follow these seven tips after your wisdom tooth removal procedure, you can look forward to an easy recovery!

How Can You Know You Need Corrective Jaw Surgery?

Do you have jaw pain or have a jaw that looks out of place or damaged in some way? If this is a problem that you have, you may need to look into corrective jaw surgery.

This is a surgical procedure that is done to correct any kind of jaw issue. It is typically necessary if your jaw has sustained some kind of injury or is deformed in some way.

These are all things that can have a negative impact on how you are able to use your jaw and how it looks.

Those who do end up needing to have corrective jaw surgery experience a huge success rate in fixing the issue.

Should I Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed? How to Know For Sure

Regular dental care and cleaning is important for your teeth and your overall health. But many people might not know about some of the other aspects of good dental care. Or they might have questions.

A very common question is this: should I have my wisdom teeth removed?

It’s a complicated question but your dentist or oral surgeon can provide educated answers. And we’ll walk you through some of the details and help you understand more about your wisdom teeth.

What to Expect During a Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Did you know that 5 million Americans get their wisdom teeth removed every year?

Anyone who has had a wisdom tooth extraction can tell you how much of a problem they cause. When impacted, wisdom teeth can result in pain, damage to other teeth, or other teeth and gum issues.

If your dentist recently told you it’s time to get your wisdom teeth out, do you know what to expect?

Here’s everything you need to know about wisdom teeth removal, including what to expect before, during, and after your surgery.

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