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Posted Fri, Jul 16, 2021
Wisdom teeth removal surgery is an outpatient procedure that removes the back molars, also called wisdom teeth. Outpatient surgery means you will arrive and leave the facility on the same day, with no overnight stay. While the procedure itself i...
Posted Tue, Jun 29, 2021
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 visit from
Posted Mon, Jun 14, 2021
When it comes to the human body some things just seem so random. Take wisdom teeth, for example, those late-blooming third molars that humans, frankly, no longer require the services of.
Posted Mon, May 17, 2021
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 trauma, caries (tooth decay)
Posted Fri, May 07, 2021
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”.
Posted Tue, Mar 09, 2021
When you’re facing oral surgery for wisdom teeth removal, you want to choose the best time. Wisdom teeth removal will necessitate some recovery time, so you should consider times when you won’t have other obligations like work or school. Followi...
Posted Fri, Feb 19, 2021
The board-certified oral surgeons at Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial are uniquely qualified to administer IV anesthesia because of their extensive education, training and clinical experience.
Posted Fri, Feb 19, 2021
Below is a list of FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) that may be helpful for those who may need oral surgical care during this time.
Posted Fri, Feb 05, 2021
If you need oral surgery, your experience, including your recovery, will be better when you choose to see a highly trained and experienced Board Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon.
Posted Thu, Jan 07, 2021
If you have one or more teeth that are missing, a dental implant is one of your best options for replacement. If you are considering dental implants, you may be asking if they are safe. Here is some information you need to know.
Posted Tue, Jan 05, 2021
Sleep apnea is a condition that causes you to stop breathing suddenly when you are sleeping. There are different types of sleep apnea, including obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea and a combination of central and obstructive sleep apnea.
Posted Tue, Dec 08, 2020
Before any minor or major oral surgery procedure, such as wisdom teeth extraction, extraction of non-restorable teeth and grafting the site with bone, placement of dental implants, oral surgical procedures to aid orthodontic treatment, jaw surge...
Posted Sun, Nov 29, 2020
When you lose a tooth, you generally have two replacement options: a dental implant or a dental bridge. Today, dental implants are the preferred method of treatment for most oral health professionals and their patients.
Posted Tue, Nov 03, 2020
Oral health is important in all stages of life. As you age, you may face unique oral health challenges that don't affect younger patients as frequently. Below is some information about the oral health issues elderly patients are most likely to e...
Posted Tue, Aug 18, 2020
According to a recent Kaiser Family Foundation poll published on May 27, 2020, approximately 50% of the poll participants reported that they have deferred medical procedures during the recent COVID-19 pandemic.