What is Dental Bone Grafting?

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Dental bone grafting is exactly what it sounds like; it’s a process of supplementing bone in the mouth/jaw with a graft of your own bone, donor bone, or a boney material. This is a process oral surgeons often use in wisdom tooth extractions or when a patient needs more bone to stabilize a dental implant. […]

Post-surgical Healing With Natural Medications

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At times, some of the procedures we perform at Wilmington Oral Surgery can cause postoperative pain and swelling. At our office, the standard benefits to our patients include: IV medications to minimize inflammation, use of platelet rich fibrin (PRF) with the surgical procedures, custom made head wraps with frozen gel packs, and natural gel products […]

Holistic, Self-Healing After Oral Surgery

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Wilmington Oral Surgery now has the technology to use the patient’s own body to help regrow bone and heal faster after a tooth extraction, implant surgery, facial trauma, or illness-related bone loss. This holistic approach eliminates concerns of infection and the risk of graft rejection. The advanced technologies of platelet rich fibrin (PRF) and dentin autografts can speed recovery […]

How Platelet-Rich Fibrin Speeds Healing after Oral Surgery

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At Wilmington Oral Surgery, we use Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF) to optimize healing time following  oral surgery. Made from your own blood, PRF is comprised of concentrated platelets that feature growth factors that improve your body’s natural ability to heal. We put PRF into oral surgical centers to better protect the wound site. This reduces inflammation, improves […]