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5 Common Misconceptions About Dental Bone Grafts

As the United States population continues to age and dental implants increasingly become a popular alternative to dentures and bridges, more Americans will be faced with the prospects of a dental bone graft.
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What does an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon do?

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons are dentists who pursue rigorous additional surgical specialty training of four or six years after completio...
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What Are Tori, Can They Be Removed, and Why Should They Be Removed?

Tori are benign (non-cancerous) growths of extra bone in the mouth.They most commonly occur on the tongue side of the lower jaw on both side...
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X-rays and Oral Surgery

Oral surgeons use X-rays to help diagnose disease, pathology, trauma, and dentofacial deformities that are not visible during a clinical exa...
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Pre-Existing Medical Conditions and Your Oral Surgery: What to Know

Before any minor or major oral surgery procedure, such as wisdom teeth extraction, extraction of non-restorable teeth and grafting the site ...
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What are Common Reasons for Reconstructive Jaw Surgery?

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Corrective jaw surgery (also known as orthognathic surgery) is intended to alter specific aspects of the structure of the jaw, correcting an...
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Oral Surgery and Senior Citizens

There are more people over the age of 65 than ever before. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of older Americans will nearly do...
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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: What Does Insurance Cover?

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At Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, we participate as “in-network” providers for many of the most popular dental plans*. When you cal...
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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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