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Summertime is the Best Time to Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Ice cream and popsicles are the perfect treats for both hot summer days AND post-op recovery. Coincidence? We think not! Having your wisdom teeth removed might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of summer, but if your ...
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Local Oral Surgeon Earns Top Healthcare Management Credential

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Zahid S. Lalani, DDS, PhD, MBA recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation’s leading professional ...
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The History of Dental Innovations

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Modern dentistry has come a long way since its inception in the ancient world. The first records of dental history indicate that ancient Sum...
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Justin W. Liska, DDS: Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

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The partners of Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery are pleased to announce that Justin W. Liska, DDS has successfully completed the requ...
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Exparel: Effective Alternative for Post-Surgical Pain Management

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When prescribed and administered appropriately, opioid analgesic drugs can be used to effectively treat post-oral surgical pain. At Northwes...
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Dental Anxiety

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If you suffer from dental anxiety, you’re not alone. An estimated 15% of Americans report that they have some level of dental anxiety. Peopl...
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7 Things You Need to Know Before Getting Dental Implants

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Dental implants are frequently used to replace missing teeth. These implants look, feel and function just like natural teeth. If you are mis...
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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

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Dental implants provide a more permanent tooth replacement than other options like dentures. In the spot where a tooth is missing, a dentist...
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What Are the Different Types of Dental Implants?

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The decision to makeover your smile with dental implants isn’t always an easy one. If you are unfamiliar with process, a dental implant is s...
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Why Are They Called Wisdom Teeth?

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Wisdom teeth, the molars located the farthest back in the jaw, are formally known as third molars; but their nickname is much more commonly ...
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