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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Dental implants are becoming the gold standard for replacing missing teeth. But do they last long enough to make the implant process worth it? Read what our dental team has to say about the durability and other benefits of dental implants.

Oct 7th, 2021
5 Reasons to Have a Tooth Extracted

Is there ever a time when it’s better to pull a tooth than leave it in place? Yes. Our team explains when and why tooth extraction may be your best treatment option.

Sep 8th, 2021
Signs of Throat Cancer

Throat cancer refers to various malignancies that occur in your pharynx (throat) or larynx (voice box). Learn about the symptoms of throat cancer and what increases your risk of developing this serious yet increasingly treatable disease.

Aug 11th, 2021
Can Surgery Fix an Overbite?

Is surgery the best treatment option for an overbite? Better even than braces? What is the procedure like? Does age matter? Our surgical experts answer these and other questions about corrective jaw surgery for an overbite.

Jul 13th, 2021
Adjusting to a CPAP Machine: What to Expect

Are you struggling with sleep apnea but not sure about using a CPAP machine? Our surgeons explain what to expect with CPAP and other treatments available for this common sleep disorder.

Jun 20th, 2021
When to Consider Corrective Jaw Surgery (orthognathic)

Are you struggling with the effects an irregularly shaped jaw can have on your appearance, speech, and oral health? Our surgical experts explain corrective jaw surgery and how it can reshape your jaw and realign your bite.

May 13th, 2021
4 Signs of a Facial Nerve Injury

Facial nerve injuries may cause temporary symptoms that resolve within hours. Sometimes, however, the damage can affect your ability to chew, speak, or smile fully. Learn the signs of an injury from the surgeons who treat them.

Apr 1st, 2021
Do I Really Need to Have my Wisdom Teeth Removed?

It’s true that most folks with wisdom teeth eventually have them removed. But is that necessary? Our oral health experts share information about wisdom teeth and why extraction is often recommended for the sake of your smile.

Mar 1st, 2021
5 Causes of TMJ Disorders

Have you thought about seeing an oral surgeon for your headaches, neck pain, and earaches? Why would you do that? Because all these symptoms might be related to problems with your jaw. Please find out more from our experts who treat TMJ disorders.

Feb 8th, 2021
Warning Signs of Head and Neck Cancer

Early treatment of any cancer offers the most successful results. Learn the early warning signs of head and neck cancer and the role our experts play in treating this challenging but increasingly treatable disease.

Jan 5th, 2021
How You Can Benefit from Orthognathic Surgery

Orthognathic surgery may be hard to pronounce, but it can correct a misaligned bite, issues with TMJ, and numerous structural defects that affect your jaw. It can even be a solution for sleep apnea. Learn more about this beneficial procedure.

Dec 14th, 2020
Treatment Options for Sleep Apnea

Are you struggling with restless nights, daytime fatigue, high blood pressure, or other health complications related to sleep apnea? Have you thought about seeing an oral surgeon/dental expert for treatment? Find out why you should consider that.

Nov 12th, 2020
Do All Wisdom Teeth Need to Be Removed?

Is it time to get those wisdom teeth taken out? Read what top-rated oral surgeons have to say about wisdom teeth and why an extraction may or may not be necessary to keep your smile healthy. And why do we have wisdom teeth anyway?

Oct 8th, 2020
Your Options for Facial Fractures

What does an oral maxillofacial surgeon have to do with fractured bones? Everything – if the broken bones are in your face. Check out your treatment options for facial fractures and why they’re different from most broken bones.

Sep 20th, 2020
Understanding Cleft Lip and Palate Repair

Cleft lip and palate can have devastating effects on a child’s growth and development. Find out how an expert combines reconstructive, dental, and plastic surgery skills to repair this fairly common yet highly treatable birth anomaly.

Aug 26th, 2020
Otoplasty — A Simple Way to Correct Your Ears

Are you unhappy with the shape, size, or position of your ears? Otoplasty can fix that. Find out more about this relatively simple cosmetic procedure that reshapes your ears and helps restore your confidence.

Jul 14th, 2020
Signs You May Need a Nerve Repair in Your Face

Nerves send and receive messages to and from your brain regarding movement and sensation. Damage to facial nerves can have a significant impact on the way you chew, speak, or smile. Find out when and how a surgeon can help.

Jun 15th, 2020
How an Improper Bite Can Affect Your Breathing

Are you struggling with obstructive sleep apnea or finding it hard to breathe normally without opening your mouth? Find out why you may want to check in with an oral surgeon who is also a skilled dentist for treatment.

Apr 21st, 2020
Everything You Need to Know About Dental Implants

Are you wondering why dental implants are so popular among oral healthcare experts and their patients? For one thing, they’re considered the most authentic appearing alternative to natural teeth. Learn about the other benefits of dental implants.

Mar 1st, 2020
How Diabetes Can Affect Your Dental Surgery

So, it’s time to visit the oral surgeon for some much-needed dental care? Can your diabetes affect the outcome? Yep. But a little preparation can help pave the way to that healthy smile you deserve. Read on to learn more.

Feb 11th, 2020
Understanding Your Treatment Options for Sleep Apnea

More than 18 million adults in the United States have sleep apnea, a condition that can extend far beyond a lack of sleep. If your health is at risk because of sleep apnea, here’s a look at some of your options.

Dec 11th, 2019