NFL Legend Jim Kelly Undergoing Oral Surgery

A local hero and an anchor of the community in western New York, Jim Kelly has the support of his city as he continues his treatment for oral cancer. In his most recent oral surgery, Kelly’s doctors added tissue to the upper part of his...

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How Can You Heal the Quickest After Oral Surgery?

After getting surgery for dental implants, the recovery is generally straightforward. Here are some tips for healing the fastest and easiest. Stay hydrated Drink a lot of fluids. You can eat soft food the day of the surgery, and you can return to your regular...

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Pediatric Periodontic Surgery is Nothing to Fear

Here are five reasons why you may need to take your child to an oral surgeon: Baby teeth extraction Sometimes baby teeth get stuck or infected as they come out. There are many reasons why children need assistance getting their baby (primary) teeth removed, but...

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What Does It Mean That My Wisdom Teeth Are Impacted?

Impacted wisdom teeth are very common. Of the 32 adult teeth that erupt, the wisdom teeth (also known as the third molars) are the final four to arrive. In many cases, the 28 teeth already in place fill most of the mouth, and therefore create...

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What To Look For When Reviewing Oral Surgeons Near Me

When you know you need oral surgery and you start searching for oral surgeons near me to find options, there are many things you want to take into consideration. Pricing is certainly something to consider, as well as the convenience of the location. Here at...

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What Does Maxillofacial Mean?

Have you seen the word “Maxillofacial” and wondered what it meant? Chances are you have seen this term when searching for oral surgeons, perhaps because you need a tooth extraction, or other dental work. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Surgeons who work on your mouth complete...

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How Much Will Dental Implants Cost?

The cost of dental implants varies from case to case, and there is no standard pricing for such work. Oral surgeons who offer dental implants can provide an estimate for you, though, if you schedule an evaluation. This consultation does not only inform the oral...

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Oral Surgeons Unite! Our AAOMS Alliance.

There are more than 9,000 oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the United States, and we at Wilmington Oral Surgery are proud to be associated with our esteemed colleagues. The professional organization that unites these surgeons is the AAOMS: the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial...

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5 Foods That Are Bad For Your Teeth

Previously we wrote about foods that promote good oral health, and that can help your teeth and gums in many ways. This time, we look at the dark side. These are foods that you should limit, in the interest of avoiding plaque. Plaque can cause...

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