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Different Types of Oral Surgery

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons undergo years of extensive education and training, which allows them to perform many different types of oral surgery.
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How Dental Bone Grafting Works

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When implants are needed to replace missing teeth or the jaw bone needs to be reconstructed after traumatic injuries or following removal of...
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What to Ask Your Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon (OMS) Before Surgery

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Oral and maxillofacial surgeons, or OMS, are called upon to complete surgical dental procedures. Some of the most common surgical oral and d...
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How Oral Surgeons Assist Orthodontists

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At Northwest Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery our doctors are ready to assist you and your family members with all-inclusive oral health care ...
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TMJ Disorder and Oral Surgery

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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