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    • Why might you need oral surgery?

      While many patients are familiar with going to the dentist for fillings, crowns or root canals, there are certain oral health issues that may warrant a more extensive surgical procedure. The complexity and severity of your case helps to determine whether or not your dentist will refer you to an oral surgeon. So, what exactly…

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    • Dental implants are often recommended to patients as the ideal solution for missing teeth. Because they are a bit more expensive than other replacement teeth solutions such as dentures, it’s natural to wonder: Are dental implants really worth it? If you’re weighing whether or not to get a dental implant, here are a few factors to consider with your decision.

    • While wisdom teeth are one of the most common reasons for dental extraction treatment at Oral & Facial Surgery Group, other teeth sometimes need to be removed for different reasons. We sat down with our own Dr. Maneesh Mohan to talk about why a tooth might need to be removed, and what to expect during […]

    • Getting your wisdom teeth removed is a very common procedure to have done, especially for those in their late teens or early twenties. Wisdom teeth, or third molars, are the teeth found at the very back of your mouth. You may not even see them, because oftentimes they haven’t erupted yet. When they do begin […]

    • Wisdom teeth, or third molar management, is one of the most common issues that the Oral and Facial Surgery Group deals with on a daily basis. Knowing what wisdom teeth are and how to manage them can prevent problems for both adolescents and adults. Treatments can vary based on age and typically are managed with […]

    • Dental implants are a great solution for missing teeth. They are suitable for patients of varying ages who have lost teeth due to injury, illness or gum disease. Dental implants are metal posts, usually made from titanium, that are surgically placed into your jawbone beneath your gums.  On top of each post, your dentist places […]

    • Saturday, March 6 is National Dentist’s Day! Celebrated annually, National Dentist’s Day is an opportunity to show appreciation for the dentists and dental specialists who keep our mouths healthy, including general dentists, pediatric dentists, orthodontists, oral surgeons and prosthodontists. As part of our celebration, we’ve combed history to recognize a few of the very first […]

    • Although you might be aware of how important your oral surgery treatment is, you may be wondering whether it’s even safe to visit the oral surgeon in the midst of a pandemic. It’s understandable to be cautious these days, and we want to assure you that the oral surgeon’s office is actually a pretty safe […]

    • You’ve probably heard about the national opioid crisis. It may even be personally affecting you or a member of your family. Opioids, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA),  include both illicit drugs like heroin and fentanyl, and legally prescribed pain relievers like oxycodone. The NIDA estimates that more than 130 people die […]

    • Wisdom teeth removal is a major rite of passage for many in their late teens and early twenties. They post images of their swollen cheeks on social media, share videos of themselves acting loopy from the anesthetics on YouTube, and enjoy an excuse to drink as many smoothies as possible. But why do we have […]