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Northwest Oral Doctors

How Oral Surgeons Assist Orthodontists

At Northwest Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery our doctors are ready to assist you and your family members with all-inclusive oral health care related surgical services. This includes developing a treatment in collaboration with your orthodont...
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TMJ Disorder and Oral Surgery

NW Oral Surgery Is It Time to Consider Surgery for TMJ Issues Man in White Shirt Holding Jaw in Pain
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the area of the jaw just in front of the earlobe region where the bottom jaw connects to the skull. The...
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Understanding Treatment for a Cleft Lip or Palate

Northwest Oral Surgery Understanding Treatment for Cleft Lip or Palate  Surgeon
In a developed society with good healthcare, the occurrence of a cleft lip or cleft palate is relatively rare. While it is true that good di...
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Soft Tissue Facial Injuries

Northwest Oral Surgery Soft Tissue Facial Injuries Woman Holding Cold Pack on Aching Jaw
While broken bones or teeth are easier problems to spot, soft tissue injuries are very common in athletes and anyone playing a team sport. S...
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Understanding How Tooth Extractions Work

Northwest Oral Surgery Understanding Tooth Extraction Oral Surgeon Looking at X-Ray
Dental extractions are not just limited to kids with inadequate space or crowding issues. The dental surgical procedure can also apply to ol...
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Dental Surgery Tourism Grows in Popularity but Can Be a Risky Trip

NW Oral Surgery Dental Surgery Tourism Risks World Map
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that medical tourism, including dental surgery, is a worldwide, multibillion-dolla...
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Frequently Asked Questions About Removing Tori

Tori, also known as mandibular tori, is an oral disease that affects five to ten percent of the adult population. While the condition is typ...
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Tongue Reduction Surgery: What Patients Need to Know

Tongue reduction surgery might sound a bit strange, but there are certain patients who benefit tremendously from tongue reduction surgery. W...
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What to Do When an Adult Tooth Falls Out

When you are young, losing a tooth can be a magical experience. It is a rite of passage, signifying you are growing up, and in some cases a ...
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Understanding Ridge Expansion or Modification

For more than 50 years people have been able to smile with pride thanks to the revolutionary work of Per-Ingvar Brånemark, a Swedish physici...
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