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Recognizing the Symptoms of TMD

The TMJ or the temporomandibular joint is a sliding-hinge-like joint that connects the jawbone to your skull. If you frequently suffer from severe jaw pain, have noticed ringing in your ears, or experience unusual headaches, you could be exhibiting symptoms of TMJ disorders. Temporomandibular disorders or TMDs affect the nerves, muscles, and joints around the […]

Written by prositesdentalSep 21 • 2 minute read

Osseointegration and Dental Implant Treatment

A dental implant is an artificial titanium fixture surgically placed in your jaw to act as a replacement tooth root. While you heal, your implant fuses with the surrounding bone, becoming a permanent and stable part of your jaw. Osseointegration is a vital step in dental implant treatment, as it firmly anchors the plant post […]

Written by prositesdentalJun 15 • 3 minute read

How to Prepare for Oral Surgery

Oral surgery may seem like a scary proposition, especially if you have never undergone a similar procedure. However, most oral surgeries are completed within a few hours and in an outpatient setting. This means that patients can return home to begin recovering within a few hours after surgery. A little preparation is necessary before surgical […]

Written by prositesdentalApr 13 • 2 minute read

What Can I Eat After Having a Tooth Extracted?

“Will I be able to eat after the procedure?” This is one of the most common questions patients have about tooth extractions. Like many restorative dental treatments, extractions may leave you with some oral discomfort and will require a brief recovery period before you can return to your normal routine. However, there are many foods […]

Written by prositesdentalFeb 16 • 2 minute read

After Oral Surgery: 4 Tips for a Comfortable Recovery

As with any surgical procedure, aftercare is crucial to promote healing and prevent complications following oral surgery. Whether you’ve had a tooth extraction or you’re getting a bone graft to prepare for dental implants, it’s essential to take proper measures to ensure a successful recovery. Below are a few tips to help you experience a […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 17 • 2 minute read

The Top 6 Questions to Ask Your Oral Surgeon

If you’re considering oral surgery, you want to know exactly what will happen before, during, and after your procedure. Even though your oral surgeon will provide details about the procedure before your surgery, having a list of questions to ask ahead of time can be helpful. Thoroughly discussing your treatment plan with your oral surgeon […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 6 • 2 minute read

What to Expect With Dental Implants

Dental implants are permanent tooth replacement solutions that include both an artificial tooth root and an implant restoration. They consist of titanium posts that serve as artificial roots and a prosthetic tooth affixed on top. Since they are surgically placed into the jaw, implants are highly stable and can handle chewing pressure just like natural teeth. Not […]

Written by prositesdentalAug 18 • 3 minute read

Reasons for Root Canal Therapy

Root canal therapy helps you address pain and infection, maintain your natural smile, limit the need for ongoing treatment, and continue eating the foods you love.

Written by prositesdentalJun 16 • 3 minute read

How to Eat After Oral Surgery

When you know you need oral surgery, the best thing you can do is to be prepared. Knowing what to eat after surgery can help you heal faster. Learn more!

Written by prositesdentalMay 28 • 2 minute read

What is Considered Oral Surgery?

Understanding the types of oral surgery and what to expect will help you feel more confident about your treatment.

Written by prositesdentalApr 19 • 3 minute read

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