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Chemotherapy, Radiation and Oral / Dental Care

Each year in America, nearly 650,000 patients receive chemotherapy and 50,000 are treated with radiation to the head & neck region. Both of these types of treatment have side effects and potential complications with dental health. Dental Exam Before Chemotherapy or Radiation If you will...

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The Best Place to Get Dental Implants

If you are considering dental implants, you want to consult with an oral surgeon. We place dental implants every day, and can help you decide if you are a good candidate for the procedure. If you are located in Cincinnati, OH, or within an hour...

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Do Dental Implants Hurt?

As with other surgical procedures, getting a dental implant usually involves some discomfort after the anesthesia has worn off. But dental implant technology has come a long way in recent years, reducing the amount of pain associated with the procedure. Computer-assisted planning at Wilmington Oral...

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Are Dental Implants Safe?

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons have been performing dental implants successfully since the 1970s. The procedure is considered safe for tooth replacement in patients who are generally healthy. As with any surgery, there are risks. But since you need to meet eligibility requirements to be considered...

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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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