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The All-on-4 method of securing dental implants to dentures has become wildly popular in recent years. If you have worn dentures for some time or have lost most (or all) of your teeth, you might be wondering how All-on-4 implant-supported dentures can improve your quality...

When teeth are missing, the body will resorb bone because the roots of teeth no longer keep the jaw stimulated. Bone deterioration is of major concern to patients with missing teeth as it can affect the vitality of existing biological teeth, change the shape and...

For those requiring maxillofacial surgery, visible scarring is a common concern. Many times, facial surgery is needed after trauma that has resulted in lacerations to the face or to repair congenital abnormalities such as cleft lips and cleft palates. When performing facial surgeries, our oral...

Performed by an oral surgeon, jaw surgery is a necessary procedure when deformed or misaligned jaws compromise oral function. Recovering from jaw surgery, like any other type of procedure, involves following post-operative instructions closely so that patients can heal as quickly as possible. Since everyone’s...

Did you know that keeping wisdom teeth could increase your risk for periodontal (gum) disease? Wisdom tooth retention increases a person’s risk for an array of oral health problems. While many people underestimate the destructiveness of periodontal disease, it doesn’t change the fact that this...

Dental implants have revolutionized the way that dental professionals approach tooth loss. These biocompatible prosthetics replace the roots of missing teeth so that restorations like crowns and bridges can be held in place for optimal oral function. In some instances, a series of dental implants...

Sleep apnea is a common disorder that affects people from all walks of life. Sometimes, sleep apnea can improve with lifestyle changes such as losing weight, abstaining from smoking, and avoiding alcoholic beverages before bedtime. While lifestyle changes can help some people, they are not...