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Soft Food Diet Recipes

Here are some quick & easy treats for our surgical patients to enjoy.  Best of all, your family and friends will enjoy them too! QUICK STRAWBERRY WHIP Ingredients – 16 oz. Thawed Cool Whip 6 oz. Strawberry Jello Box 22 oz. Small Curd Cottage Cheese 1 Cup Fresh or Frozen Sliced Strawberries   Instructions – […]

What is CBCT?

                        CBCT stands for Cone Beam Computed Tomography.  It is a technology used to take three dimensional (3-D) images of your teeth, maxillary sinus, nerve pathways, and bone in the maxillofacial region with a single scan.  The CBCT system rotates around the patient in […]

Common Causes of Cold Sensitive Teeth

Tooth sensitivity is a very common problem.  During winter months as the temperatures drop and we are breathing in cold air, it may become even more noticeable.  Tooth sensitivity occurs when the enamel that protects our teeth gets thinner, becomes decayed, or when gum recession occurs, exposing the underlying root surface, called cementum. Common Causes […]

How to Replace a Missing Tooth

“Yikes, I just broke my tooth and my dentist says it can’t be repaired. What do I do?” It’s always an emotional experience to lose a tooth.   As a patient, it can be a difficult and confusing time to try to understand what to do next.  When considering how to replace a missing tooth, there […]

What is the difference between a DDS and DMD?

At some point you may have noticed some dentists have the title of DDS, while others have DMD after their name.  The important thing to know is that both titles mean the doctor has graduated from an accredited dental school.  DDS stands for Doctor of Dental Surgery and DMD stands for Doctor of Dental Medicine.  […]

10 Tips for Post-Operative Success

  Knowing what to expect after oral surgery can help guide you towards a speedy recovery.  With any type of surgery, proper post-operative care is very important.  To help minimize unnecessary pain and complications, here are some important tips to follow. Pain – Discomfort following oral surgery usually begins as the local anesthetic wears off. […]

WHAT ARE DENTAL IMPLANTS?

Dental implants are the new standard of care for tooth replacement.  Essentially, a dental implant replaces the root of a missing tooth.  A dental implant is a titanium screw that is surgically positioned into the jawbone, beneath your gum tissue.  Because these implants fuse to your bone, they provide a strong and stable foundation for long-term […]

WHAT ARE WISDOM TEETH?

From the time you were born to adolescence, teeth are forming and erupt in stages.  People develop two sets of teeth during their life; a set of primary or “baby” teeth and permanent or “adult” teeth.  Permanent teeth typically begin to erupt between the ages of 6 and 12.  The last of the permanent teeth […]

Welcome To Our New Blog!

We are excited to be your dental insider to the latest in oral surgery news and the world of dentistry.  Our blog will be filled with answers to your most asked questions, latest advances in technology, case presentations and video, cosmetic facial aesthetics, soft food recipes for our surgical patients, plus helpful facts that can impact your […]