Is Dental Implant Surgery an Option for Kids with Facial Trauma?

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For adults, surgical intervention for replacing teeth with dental implants is completely safe and highly effective at restoring the look and function of your teeth. The added bonus is that, even more than not affecting the other teeth around the implant, it actually stabilizes the other teeth, your jaw, and your bite. Dental implants are […]

Who Corrects Cleft Palates in Children?

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Cleft palates in infants aren’t super common, but they’re common enough they warrant the need for a specialist in pediatric maxillofacial surgery to understand how to repair them. Cleft palates can be dangerous for the health of an infant, and will lessen their quality of life with difficulty feeding, eating and (later) speaking. Infants with […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pediatric Periodontic Surgery is Nothing to Fear

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Here are five reasons why you may need to take your child to an oral surgeon: Baby teeth extraction Sometimes baby teeth get stuck or infected as they come out. There are many reasons why children need assistance getting their baby (primary) teeth removed, but rest assured that such occasions are commonplace. Permanent (adult) teeth […]