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Frequently Asked Questions About Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are teeth that erupt in the very back of your mouth on both the top and the bottom. These teeth come in much later in life, which is often why they are called wisdom teeth, as you are wiser by the time they erupt. Many dentists...
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Frequently Asked Questions About An Abscessed Tooth

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An abscessed tooth is one of the most serious dental conditions that you can have. It can cause severe dental and facial pain, cause someone...
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Questions About Dental Surgery? Here's What You Should Ask.

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For any office-based dental surgical procedure all levels of sedation may be safely, comfortably and predictably provided to patients when a...
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Oral Surgery for Pediatric Patients

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At Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, we take special care to make sure that our youngest patients and their parents are comfortable an...
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Conservative Post-Surgical Pain Management Approach

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Did you know that in as few as five days of use, a person can develop an addiction to an opioid painkiller such as hydrocodone and oxycodone...
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7 Reasons You Should Get Dental Implants

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Sometimes we take everyday things for granted, only noticing how important and useful they are when they're threatened or gone. Our teeth, f...
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Dental Specialists: Which Kind Should You See?

Sometimes we need a little more than the regularly scheduled dental work we get every 6 months. If a situation arises where you need the exp...
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A teen’s injuries looked like he was in a ‘high-speed’ crash. Instead, a vape pen exploded in his mouth.

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The use of e-cigarettes among young people continues to grow in popularity. Regardless of whether this is due to the ease of accessibility, ...
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Caring For Your Patient After Wisdom Teeth Surgery

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Wisdom teeth surgery is a common, out-patient surgical procedure using IV anesthesia for the purpose of extracting third molars. Most wisdom...
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IV Anesthesia & Full Disclosure about Prescription & Illicit Drug Use

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At Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, our goal is to provide the highest quality oral surgical care and safety for our patients.  With ...
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