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Posted Fri, May 24, 2024
Leukoplakia, an often harmless condition that causes white patches to form inside the mouth, should be taken seriously due to its potential association
Posted Mon, Apr 22, 2024
In recent years, a trend known as 'mewing' has gone viral on social media platforms like TikTok, with many young people attempting this DIY technique in hopes of reshaping their jawline.
Posted Tue, Dec 06, 2022
It’s probably never good to have a “rash” of anything in your life except maybe bacon, and even in that context,
Posted Tue, Jan 04, 2022
Doctors are reporting that one side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic is that people are putting off critical screening and diagnostic tests for detecting cancer.
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, 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 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 Mon, Oct 14, 2019
At Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, we participate as “in-network” providers for many of the most popular dental plans*. When you call our office to schedule your consultation with one of our board-certified oral surgeons, please be prepa...
Posted Wed, Sep 05, 2018
When prescribed and administered appropriately, opioid analgesic drugs can be used to effectively treat post-oral surgical pain.
Posted Mon, Jul 02, 2018
At Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, our goal is to provide the highest quality of oral surgical care and safety for our patients.
Posted Tue, May 29, 2018
Dental implants are a wonderful way to improve your appearance and outlook because they function almost exactly like your natural teeth.
Posted Thu, Apr 26, 2018
It's estimated that nearly 50,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer, or cancer of the throat or mouth, within the year.
Posted Tue, May 07, 2019
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The Risks of Smoking and Vaping
Leukoplakia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options
Mewing: The Unscientific Trend Taking Over Social Media
Dr. Steven Balandran Has Achieved the Prestigious Status of Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Labial Frenectomy for Older Children and Teenagers for Orthodontics
What Does an Oral Surgeon Do?
Unwrap the Benefits of Wisdom Teeth Removal this Holiday Season
Understanding and Managing Abscessed Teeth: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
Dental Bridge vs. Dental Implant vs. Implant Bridge
Surgical Removal of Palatal Maxillary Exostoses
Unmasking the Mystery of Jaw Pain: Causes and Treatment Options
Understanding Broken Teeth: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options
Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Welcomes Steven Balandran, DDS, MD
Meet Ryan H. Parnell, DDS, MD
Questions Every Patient Should Ask Before They Have Oral Surgery
Orthognathic Surgery and Other Types of Jaw Surgery
Dental Anxiety: Drilling Down on the Fear of Visiting Your Dentist
Debunking 5 Common Oral Surgery Myths
Why Do I Have a Rash in My Mouth?
The Role of Oral Surgeons in Oral Cancer Screenings

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