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Recovering from Oral Surgery

Oral surgery is a dental specialty that refers to any surgical procedure performed on your jaw, teeth, and gums. General dentists can conduct some oral surgeries such as tooth extraction, while more complex issues require an expert. Although oral surgery is usually an outpatient procedure, a recovery period is still necessary. If you plan to […]

Written by prositesdentalNov 24 • 3 minute read

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder Causes and Treatments

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is in use more than any other joint in the whole body, which makes it an easy target for health issues. When these problems cause chronic pain and affect the overall function of the jaw, they are collectively known as temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD). Complications related to the jaw joint head […]

Written by prositesdentalMar 5 • 2 minute read

How Oral Surgery is Used to Benefit Your Long-Term Oral Health

Ideal oral health involves making sure that teeth are not only healthy but that the surrounding structures in and around the mouth function correctly. Maxillofacial Surgery, more commonly known as oral surgery, focuses on treating many diseases, injuries, and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws, and hard and soft tissues of the mouth. Oral […]

Written by prositesdentalFeb 13 • 4 minute read

What is a Bone Graft?

Bone grafting is the surgical procedure that improves areas of the smile deficient in natural bone and involves taking material from another source. The contributing materials can be taken from the patient’s chin or hip or can be outsourced synthetically. While each bone grafting material has unique beneficial properties, the primary function is to allow […]

Written by prositesdentalOct 8 • 2 minute read

What is Jaw Reconstruction Surgery?

Jaw reconstruction, otherwise known as orthognathic surgery, is a method to correct or adjustment to any form of jaw irregularities. Many times, problems with the bite or the alignment of the teeth can be corrected using jaw corrective methods of dental and orthodontic treatment. This is a specialized way to correct any defects of the […]

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Written by prositesdentalFeb 27 • 3 minute read

What Can You Expect Before, During, and After a Dental Implant Surgery?

In the initial planning and consultation stages, your dental surgeon will visually inspect the area in your mouth where the dental implant would go, should it be decided that you need one. They will also examine the area using dental imaging technology such as X-rays and CT scans. Your dental surgeon will also inspect the […]

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Written by prositesdentalDec 31 • 4 minute read

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