Getting Wise About Wisdom Teeth

WISDOM TEETH REMOVAL is a major rite of passage for many in their late teens and early twenties. They post images of their swollen cheeks on social media, share videos of themselves acting loopy from the anesthetics on YouTube, and enjoy an excuse to drink as many smoothies as possible. But why do we have these…

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Smoking and Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is a cancer that develops within the mouth or oral cavity. But it doesn’t just affect the mouth, it can involve the lips, tongue, throat, salivary glands, pharynx, larynx and sinuses.There are many factors that can cause oral cancer, but smoking is one of the biggest lifestyle choices that can increase the risk…

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Bone Grafting for Dental Implants

Bone grafting and dental implants typically go hand-in-hand, as the loss of a tooth can wear down the surrounding jawbone structure and a dental implant is a common procedure to replace lost teeth. As soon as a person loses a tooth, bone loss begins. In order to place a sturdy, reliable dental implant, a bone…

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The X-Guide® Dynamic 3D Navigation System

PRESS RELEASE Lehigh Valley Oral Surgery & Implant Center to be the first Oral Surgery Practice to Bring Minimally Invasive Surgical Navigation into the Dental Office for More Accurate Implant Results When Replacing Missing Teeth The X-Guide® Dynamic 3D Navigation system expands the surgeon’s control over the implant process Bethlehem, PA (November 19th) Lehigh Valley…

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When Should You Consider Dental Implants?

You may have heard in the past that dental implants are one of the most effective ways to replace missing or damaged teeth. Dental implants are a great option for a lot of different situations, but when is getting a dental implant the best option for you? There are a few circumstances where receiving an…

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The Most Common Types of Bone Grafting

Bone grafting has become so common, most patients have encountered the term at least once before entering our office. But delving deeper into some of the additional types of bone grafting will give you a better appreciation of this amazing procedure. What is Bone Grafting? Bone grafting is the process of using natural or synthetic…

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FAQs: Wisdom Teeth

Patients always wonder why it is recommended that they get their wisdom teeth extracted, or why they even have wisdom teeth in the first place! We always want our patients to be in the know and have all of their questions answered. It is important to understand the benefits of having your wisdom teeth extracted….

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New Age Dental Implants

Dental implant therapy is moving into a new age. And this is a very good thing for patients. Imagine the world of the 1600’s, where a journey from Europe to America would take many weeks if not months. With airplane technology, that same trip was reduced to less than one day. When patients came to…

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