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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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Complications of Dental Implants

While dental implants have a very high degree of success, there are some complications that patients should know about before deciding on the dental implant course. Fortunately, many of the complications listed below can be averted using the latest technology of Cone Beam CT imaging. Dental implants require sufficient bone for their placement. However, sometimes…

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Can an Oral Surgeon Pick Up Undiagnosed Heart Problems?

Proper monitoring for sedation for dental procedures is critical. Not only is it important for safely administrating anesthesia but also, monitoring can sometimes pick up an unidentified pathology in a patient. Many patients needing oral surgery haven’t gone to their physicians in months or years. For some patients, it may be the first time they…

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