Am I A Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

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Dental implants (artificial tooth roots permanently embedded in the jawbone with a false tooth attached) are an excellent solution to a number of oral health challenges: missing teeth, unstable dentures, speech/smile/eating problems caused by dentures, lack of back teeth on which to attach a bridge, and the hassle of taking care of dentures. Implants are […]

Bone Grafting (Not as Scary as it Sounds)

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Bone grafting, or the transplanting of bone tissue, is a fairly common procedure in our practice. Our oral surgeon, Dr. Puckett, is very experienced in bone and tissue grafts in the mouth and face. Dental bone grafts can help correct misaligned jawbones, allow more effective tooth replacement, and help maintain facial structure when numerous teeth […]

Five Reasons a Dentist Would Send You to an Oral Surgeon

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You may wonder why your dentist has referred you to an oral surgeon. Do not fear! Here are some of the reasons dentists send their patients to a maxillofacial and oral surgeon. 1. You need a tooth extracted Whether it’s a wisdom tooth or another, getting an impacted tooth removed requires a surgical procedure. You […]