Archive for September, 2012

I’m Postponing Dental Treatment Because It’s Not Bothering Me

We’ve all been there. That moment when a professional (in any field) recommends a procedure to address an issue that doesn’t seem to be causing a problem. Whether it’s an auto mechanic recommending costly preventative maintenance, an electronics store suggesting an extended warranty, or an oral surgeon advising you to have your wisdom teeth extracted, […]

The Latest Options for an Anxiety-Free Dental Experience

Anxiety, nervousness, and apprehension are very common and normal emotions that millions of patients experience in response to dental treatment. Prior to, or during a dental visit, these emotions can contribute to high levels of stress and may even prevent you from seeking the dental care that you truly need. Rather than allow these feelings […]

Training and Education Received By Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

As surgical specialists in the field of dentistry, you can be assured that your oral surgeon has completed a course of study that is amazingly similar to that of a medical physician. Their education begins with a minimum of four years of undergraduate college coursework, followed by at least four years in dental school. With […]