Archive for September, 2015

Tooth Replacement: Dental Implants Offer a Long-term Permanent Solution

If you have lost a tooth, you can probably attest to the fact that traditional prosthetics require frequent replacement. One major reason for the short-term lifespan of traditional prosthetic teeth is bone atrophy. When a tooth is lost, its roots are no longer in the jawbone. Without the roots of teeth or a replacement structure, […]

The Benefits of 3D Technology

Traditional radiographs (X-rays) are only two-dimensional and when used in medicine and dentistry, they have limitations. Fortunately, some dentists – including our oral surgeon – use three-dimensional technology when diagnosing conditions and planning treatment to enhance patient care. Three-dimensional imaging produces far more detailed images of the head, neck, and oral cavity. This technology has […]

Oral Sedation: Will I be responsive?

Does sitting in a dental chair send your anxiety into overdrive? Perhaps you have trouble sitting through long treatments. Whatever your needs may be, our oral surgeon offers oral sedation to help our patients feel at ease and comfortable during treatment. Oral sedation is a great way to diminish nervousness and anxiety without long, lingering […]