Category Archives: Surgeon

How to Reduce Pain after Oral Surgery

How to Reduce Pain after Oral Surgery

Though you may fear the thought of oral surgery and the recovery process, it doesn’t always involve great amounts of discomfort. Qualified oral surgeons leverage advanced tools and techniques to minimize any pain during and after the procedure. Sometimes oral surgeons prescribe opioid pain medication to help during the recovery period. However, some patients worry… Continue Reading

Spotlight on the Benefits of TMD Surgery

Spotlight on the Benefits of TMD Surgery

Do you ever notice pain or discomfort around your jaw, particularly when undertaking activities that involve opening your mouth wide, such as eating or speaking loudly? Do you find it difficult to open your mouth wide at all? Does it sometimes feel like your jaw is “stuck” in a given position? Perhaps you notice clicking… Continue Reading

Here’s How Dental Implants Can Save You Money

Here’s How Dental Implants Can Save You Money

Even people who work hard to maintain their oral health can lose teeth at some point in life due to injuries or similar circumstances. Most people make the decision to replace them with some type of false teeth, such as dental implants. Oral surgeons often recommend implants because they are designed to look and function… Continue Reading

How to Reduce Your Anxiety about Wisdom Teeth Removal

How to Reduce Your Anxiety about Wisdom Teeth Removal

Many people feel anxious when told they need to have their wisdom teeth removed. While advanced techniques and tools make it possible for oral surgeons to minimize patients’ discomfort during and after the procedure, it’s understandable that many people still worry in the weeks and days leading up to their appointments. This could be particularly… Continue Reading

These Are 5 Important Ways Jaw Surgery Can Help You

These Are 5 Important Ways Jaw Surgery Can Help You

When most people are asked to think of the types of treatments and procedures an oral surgeon offers, they’ll typically reply with answers like “wisdom teeth extraction” or “dental implant treatment.” While these are common procedures oral surgeons specialize in, they are by no means the only treatments these professionals offer. An overlooked procedure that… Continue Reading

This Is What You Need to Know about How Oral Surgeons Reduce Opioid Prescriptions

This Is What You Need to Know about How Oral Surgeons Reduce Opioid Prescriptions

Oral surgeons want their patients to remain well long after they’ve undergone treatment. Beyond performing the surgery correctly to avoid complications, this involves only prescribing pain medication when necessary, and only in the appropriate amounts. It’s well known that these medications can be habit-forming, and no oral surgeon wants his or her patients to struggle… Continue Reading

Are You Worried about Oral Surgery? These Easy Tips Will Help

Are You Worried about Oral Surgery? These Easy Tips Will Help

Patients who must undergo oral surgery can be anxious in the days and weeks before the procedure. This is an understandable reaction and quite common. While it’s important to know that modern techniques and safety standards allow oral surgeons to offer safe, comfortable treatment, it’s still natural for some people to experience concern. However, this… Continue Reading

Questions to Ask Your Oral Surgeon – What You Need to Know

Questions to Ask Your Oral Surgeon – What You Need to Know

As with any other medical specialist, you should feel comfortable asking your oral surgeon any and all questions you may have about your treatment. Although there is no reason to feel anxious about receiving oral surgery, understandably, many people do have concerns. Those people also tend to find that they’re much more comfortable with the… Continue Reading

The Difference between Oral Surgeons & Dentists: What You Need to Know

The Difference between Oral Surgeons & Dentists: What You Need to Know

Although both specialists play a crucial role in your oral health, an oral surgeon is not a dentist. While a dentist is someone you typically see every six months for a cleaning, as well as for several basic dental care treatments, an oral surgeon is typically someone you’re referred to when you need a treatment… Continue Reading

What You Need to Know about Oral Surgery and Anesthesia

What You Need to Know about Oral Surgery and Anesthesia

There are many reasons why oral surgeons often rely on anesthesia to successfully complete an in-office procedure. Pain is obviously the main factor, but patient anxiety also plays a role—many patients have fears about undergoing oral surgery. Although they need not be, it’s an understandable reaction. Similarly, there are many patients who might wonder if… Continue Reading