• Common Complex Dental Extractions

    November 22, 2020 — TimH

    Losing a tooth isn’t something that any patient wants. Unfortunately, sometimes situations arise in which the only viable course of action is to surgically remove the tooth from your mouth in a procedure known as dental extraction. Not all dental extractions are as straightforward as simply removing the tooth from the socket. Some are more […]

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  • Bone Grafting Candidates: Who Benefits Most from This Procedure?

    November 22, 2020 — TimH

    When many patients hear that they may need a bone graft, it can feel like a huge issue. However, bone grafting is a very routine procedure that can have enormous benefits for the right candidate. It is still essential to understand when bone grafting should be used. If you have been told that you may […]

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  • What Is Dentoalveolar Surgery?

    November 22, 2020 — TimH

    Dentoalveolar surgery refers to surgical procedures performed to correct issues with the gums, teeth, jawbone, and other soft and bony tissues located in the mouth. This is the most frequent type of surgery performed by maxillofacial and oral surgeons. Let’s go over some of the most common dentoalveolar surgical procedures. Difficult Extractions General dentists can […]

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  • Causes of Dental Implant Failure

    November 22, 2020 — TimH

    Dental implants are often the first choice for replacing missing teeth. Implants work by fusing to the jawbone, allowing them to support artificial teeth. While most people have success with dental implants, they do occasionally fail. Let’s look at why dental implants sometimes fail and what you can do to avoid this. Failed Osseointegration Osseointegration […]

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  • What to expect during a dental implant procedure?

    November 22, 2020 — TimH

    Dental implants are the preferred choice of many patients who have missing teeth and would like to restore the gap in their smile with a highly sophisticated, lifelike, comfortable, and long-lasting alternative. Most people have heard of dental implants, but very few patients are aware of what to expect from the process. In this post, […]

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  • What Happens if I Need More Than One Dental Implant?

    November 22, 2020 — TimH

    Replacing your missing teeth is essential to having good oral health. If not treated, the gaps in your smile from missing teeth could cause your teeth to shift, your jawbone to deteriorate, or your gum tissues to get infected. Even if you are missing more than one tooth, there are ways to restore your lovely […]

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  • Emergency Oral Surgery Treatment

    November 22, 2020 — TimH

    Dental emergencies happen all the time. It can be troublesome when something wrong in your mouth, but you are not sure whether it is a dental emergency. This is partly because it is difficult to examine your mouth properly on your own. So, what really constitutes as a dental emergency that requires immediate attention or […]

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  • Replacing Dentures With Dental Implants

    November 22, 2020 — TimH

    For the longest time dentures were the standard method of fixing missing teeth. With time, dentistry has evolved and innovations have come to help with oral hygiene and maintenance. Dental implants are considered the biggest advancement to many patients suffering from teeth loss. With dental implants, patients do not have to live with permanent gaps […]

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  • Benefits of Treating Tooth Loss with Dental Implants

    November 22, 2020 — TimH

    Tooth loss is more common that you might think. There can be many reasons why someone loses a natural tooth, but severe decay and infection are two of the most common. And while we should do everything possible to help you to retain your natural teeth, there are circumstances in which extraction really is the […]

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  • Am I a Candidate for Dental Implants?

    November 22, 2020 — TimH

    Taking care of your teeth at home and attending routine dental appointments are two of the best ways of ensuring great oral health, and this can also help you to retain your natural teeth for as long as possible. Nevertheless, there are instances where teeth either fall out on their own accord or need to […]

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