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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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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