No, you’re Not Too Old for Wisdom Teeth Removal — Here’s Why

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It’s true most people have their wisdom teeth removed in their early to mid-20s — it’s just easier that way. But what if you still have your wisdom teeth? Is it too late to have them extracted? Absolutely not! The truth is you’re never too old to have your wisdom teeth removed. While we recommend […]

What’s the Difference Between a Dentist, Oral Surgeon and Periodontist?

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You’re having tooth, jaw, or gum pain. Should you see a dentist, an oral surgeon or a periodontist? In almost all situations, your first stop should be the person who does your regular dental checkups. If the pain is unbearable, even after taking an over-the-counter pain reliever, and it is after-hours, go to an urgent […]

What Makes a Great Oral Surgeon?

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That list on your fridge of family doctors, pharmacies, eye doctors and dentists? You probably don’t have an oral surgeon on it; after all, most of us only have an oral surgery once, maybe twice in our lifetime. So when you’re looking for one, it might be hard to know where to start. What makes […]

Is Pediatric Oral Surgery in Your Child’s Future? Don’t Worry.

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It is natural to be anxious about your child having any kind of surgery. But you don’t need to worry if you are coming to Wilmington Oral Surgery. Dr. Puckett and his staff are experts in treating children; we have provided oral surgery treatment to patients as young as two days old. Most procedures in […]

The Best Place to Get Dental Implants

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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 of Wilmington, OH, consider Wilmington Oral Surgery. Our comfortable office […]

Is It Time To Make An Appointment With An Oral Surgeon?

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Oral surgeons are needed for impacted teeth, missing teeth, and a number of other issues affecting the mouth, jaw, teeth and gums. Usually you would only consult an oral surgeon at your dentist’s recommendation. Impacted Teeth One of the most common reasons people come to an oral surgeon is to remedy problems caused by wisdom […]

What To Look For When Reviewing Oral Surgeons Near Me

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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 Wilmington Oral Surgery, we are proud to be able to […]

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 […]