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The Risks of Smoking and Vaping

Smoking has been a well-known health hazard for decades, but the emergence of vaping has added a new dimension to the conversation. While vaping is often marketed as a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes, it comes with its own set o...
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Understanding Tooth Malformation: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment Options

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Tooth malformation refers to abnormalities in the shape, size, or structure of a tooth. Malformed teeth can affect both the crown (visible p...
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Mewing: The Unscientific Trend Taking Over Social Media

In recent years, a trend known as "mewing" has gone viral on social media platforms like TikTok, with many young people attempting this DIY ...
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Dr. Steven Balandran Has Achieved the Prestigious Status of Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Celebrates Dr. Steven Balandran’s Achievement as Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
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Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Renew Partnership Agreement

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HTX Soccer is extremely proud to announce thatNorthwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery has renewed its partnership with the College Center for...
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What Does an Oral Surgeon Do?

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Most Americans are familiar with what dentists do thanks to regular visits to get their teeth cleaned and periodic work to take care of such...
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Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Welcomes Steven Balandran, DDS, MD

Dr. Steven Balandran, DDS, MD
Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Steven Balandran to its team of board-certified oral and max...
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National Facial Protection Month: Avoid Trips to the Emergency Room

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Spring means the joy of outdoor activities, but National Facial Protection Month is a timely reminder that adults and children should make s...
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Dental Anxiety: Drilling Down on the Fear of Visiting Your Dentist

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If the sound of a not-so-distant drill while you wait in your dentist’s office makes your heart race, stomach flutter, and sweat break out o...
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Wisdom Tooth Removal Over the Holidays? Try These Soft Foods

Nothing says the holiday season like decorating the tree, baking cookies, gazing at festive lights, exchanging presents … and getting your w...
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