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Questions About Dental Surgery? Here's What You Should Ask.

For any office-based dental surgical procedure all levels of sedation may be safely, comfortably and predictably provided to patients when administered and monitored by an anesthesia team led by a well-trained and highly skilled surgeon. 
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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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A teen’s injuries looked like he was in a ‘high-speed’ crash. Instead, a vape pen exploded in his mouth.

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The use of e-cigarettes among young people continues to grow in popularity. Regardless of whether this is due to the ease of accessibility, ...
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Why Use a Board Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon?

We get it! Oral surgery isn’t fun. It’s no “walk in the park.” And while we can’t guarantee that it will be “easy as pie,” we can promise th...
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Oral Surgery FAQs

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You've got questions.  We've got answers. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions at Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
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Summertime is the Best Time to Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

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Ice cream and popsicles are the perfect treats for both hot summer days AND post-op recovery. Coincidence? We think not! Having your wisdom ...
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What to Eat Immediately After Wisdom Tooth Surgery

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One of the most common questions we get from patients who are scheduling wisdom tooth surgery is: "What will I be able to eat after surgery?...
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How to Alleviate Anxiety Before Dental Implant Surgery

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Dental implants can completely transform your smile. They can also fill you with anxiety about the procedure itself. Anxiety about dental im...
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Dental Bone Grafts: Are you a Candidate?

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Dental implants are a wonderful way to improve your appearance and outlook because they function almost exactly like your natural teeth. But...
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