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Dental Implant Planning

Dental implants have been around for many decades, with proven long-term success as a permanent tooth replacement option. Implant planning technology has taken implant surgery to a new level. Technology and Dental Implants Wilmington Oral Surgery has the advanced technology in our office to provide...

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Do You Need To Stop Blood Thinners Before Removing A Tooth?

Every week we see and treat patients taking blood thinning medications. The number of patients we see over the age of 60 taking these medications has significantly increased compared to 5-10 years ago. Many of the patients have been taking these medications for over three...

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Pediatric Dental and Facial Trauma

Dental and facial trauma is not uncommon in the pediatric population. These injuries can range from a broken or avulsed (knocked out) tooth, to facial lacerations, to fractures of facial bones. Over the years, we have seen and treated all of these types of trauma....

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Preventing Opioid Addiction with Alternative Pain Solutions

As you are no doubt aware, opioid addiction is a serious problem in America. Unbelievably, every 11 minutes, someone in the U.S. dies of an opioid overdose. Pain medications prescribed after dental procedures are one pathway to opioid addiction. Some dentists and oral surgeons prescribe...

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Holistic, Self-Healing After Oral Surgery

Wilmington Oral Surgery now has the technology to use the patient’s own body to help regrow bone and heal faster. This holistic approach eliminates concerns of infection and the risk of rejection. The advanced technologies of platelet rich fibrin (PRF) and dentin autografts can speed...

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September is Dental Implant Awareness Month

With the theme “What’s your reason to smile?,” the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) is sponsoring Dental Implant Awareness Month in September. The celebration focuses on all the ways dental implants can improve lives. By sharing information, the Academy hopes to help candidates for...

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Why a Tooth Extraction Would Be Needed

Most of permanent teeth are good for life, but sometimes a tooth needs to be pulled. Frequent reasons are trauma or decay, but there are others: When you mouth is too crowded, teeth may need to be extracted before orthodontia. And if a tooth does...

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Understanding Corrective Jaw Surgery

Jaw surgery can not only correct a wide range of skeletal and dental irregularities, including poor jaw and teeth alignment, it can dramatically improve chewing, speaking and breathing, along with one’s appearance. This type of surgery can be done any time after growth stops, at...

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