Oral Surgery Information for Dentists

The following information is for dentists and other medical professionals.

Make Your Denture Patients Happier

Dental implantology is an important component of modern dentistry. Increasing experience and research have demonstrated the predictability of dental implants, and more dentists are becoming involved in their use. While traditional fixed or removable prostheses can offer viable treatment solutions in many cases, often implants are the treatment of choice. Approximately forty million Americans are[...]

What To Do With Wisdom Teeth – Third Molars

Whether or not your patients need to have their wisdom teeth removed can sometimes be a difficult question. Many times the third molars cause distinct clinical problems and there is an urgent need to have them removed.  Other times the symptoms can be more subtle and it is not obvious if the third molars are causing[...]

Oral Lesions

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are specially trained in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of oral lesions. There are a large variety of lesions that can develop in a patient’s mouth. From minor sores to large ulcerations, from small bumps to large growths, or various discolorations of the tissues, your patient will want to know what it[...]

Third Molar Transplant

Report of a Case C.Q., a 21 year old female, was referred by her dentist to evaluate her mandibular first molars. She stated that she has been having problems with these teeth for several years. Teeth #’s 19 and 30 were previously treated with root canal therapy and had posts and crowns. At the time of[...]

Dental Implants for Replacing Missing Teeth

More patients are seeking viable solutions to replacing missing teeth with implants Dental implantology is an important component of modern dentistry. Increasing experience and research have demonstrated the predictability of dental implants, and more dentists are becoming involved in their use. While in many cases traditional fixed or removable prostheses can offer viable treatment solutions,[...]