Jaw Disorders & Types of Corrective Surgeries

Having a healthy jaw and mouth isn’t just about teeth and gums. Your jaws play an integral part in almost everything you do, every day, all day. So what happens when an issue with your jaw – whether it’s a severe overbite or a fracture from an accident – is damaged or malformed to the […]

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons take Dentistry to the Next Level

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Many of us probably know the difference between a general dentist and an orthodontist – most of us have, or have kids who have, had braces or retainers at some point or another. They likely had to go to an orthodontist to correct their teeth alignment, and then back to their family dentist for their […]

Why Your Dentist Recommends an Oral Surgeon

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Maxillofacial surgery is a unique branch of oral surgery in that it combines dentistry with surgical skill and specific knowledge about the structures of the face, mouth and neck. Maxillofacial surgeons treat trauma and diseases affecting the head and neck. Generally, your dentist will recommend an oral surgeon to you, though you’re free to see […]

What to Expect When Your Child Visits a Pediatric Oral Surgeon

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When your child needs a pediatric oral surgeon, it’s natural to feel a little nervous. It’s your baby after all — do they really need oral surgery? The important thing to keep in mind is that oral surgery for children isn’t nearly as intimidating as it sounds. Like pediatricians and pediatric dentists, pediatric oral surgeons […]