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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 physician and researcher, who is considered the “Father of the Modern Dental Implant”.  Brånemark, while st...
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Understanding Dental Bone Regeneration and Grafting

When it comes to oral function and aesthetics most of the attention is focused on healthy, strong teeth. Behind the average smile, however, ...
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Everything You Need to Know About Socket Preservation

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Most humans have 32 teeth and every single one of them is precious, but there may come a time where a tooth needs to be extracted because of...
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5 Common Misconceptions About Dental Bone Grafts

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As the United States population continues to age and dental implants increasingly become a popular alternative to dentures and bridges, more...
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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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