Archive for February, 2014

Jaw Pain After a Fall: What your dentist says you should do

Many patients consult with dentists for treatment following a fall that results in facial trauma. Depending on the severity of the fall, a jaw fracture can occur. If you fail to pursue treatment for a jaw fracture, the long-term effects can be very detrimental. Your ability to chew and speak may be compromised, and your […]

Dental Professional Discusses Signs and Symptoms of Gum Disease

Advanced gum disease can have serious consequences for your oral health. If gum disease is allowed to progress, patients may ultimately need to consult with an oral surgeon for tooth extraction and dental implant placement. Patients can protect their dental health by monitoring their gums for signs and symptoms of gum disease so that they […]

Relax and Take the Edge Off with Sedation Dentistry

When faced with the prospect of oral surgery, many patients become anxious about possible discomfort during the procedure. They may also be concerned about the length of time it will take for the oral surgeon to perform the procedure. Working with a sedation dentist for oral surgery can help patients overcome any lingering fears and […]