One of the most important jobs we have in our practice is to examine, monitor and diagnose head and neck pathology in our patients. What we are really looking for is any sign of oral cancer. Each year, about 42,000 Americans are newly diagnosed with oral cancer. Unfortunately, more than 8,000 of those people will […]
Archive for December, 2014
Facts About Bone Grafting
Did you know that with today’s modern techniques, bone grafting is now considered a routine treatment? A bone graft can fix a variety of facial and dental problems and may be required in some cases. If you’ve been told in the past that you’re not an ideal candidate for getting a tooth implant, call us […]
Should I stop taking my medication before my surgery?
We often see patients who are taking numerous medications. Patient’s often are unsure if their medications will interfere with their oral surgery. Luckily, most medications do not cause any problem and are safe to continue taking before and after you have oral surgery. You should never take it upon yourself to stop taking your prescription […]
Dental Implants- A Three-Step Procedure
One of the most common questions we hear from patients when it comes to dental implants is “Why does it take three separate procedures?” It helps to understand that within the entire dental implant process, there are not just three stages, there are also three important parts to the final product that replaces your tooth. […]