Sedation Dentistry: What kind of Anesthesia is used for Oral Surgery?

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The idea of receiving anesthesia can be intimidating, especially if you’ve had a bad experience before or have a high risk condition. What’s important to keep in mind is that Dr. Puckett is a trained and experienced oral surgeon who is licensed to administer all types of sedation dentistry. You have a range of options […]

What Should You Expect When You Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

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In the US, it seems almost a rite of passage to get your wisdom teeth taken out. We refer to them a lot like the appendix – is it for anything? Not really, but it will mess you up if things go bad. Wisdom teeth can cause you serious problems, especially if they are impacted, […]

Our Care & Approach to Alzheimer’s Patients Requiring Oral Surgery

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Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can be hard on the soul — especially for caregivers. Your loved one is forgetting the very things — perhaps even family members — that made them who they are. But you know the one you love is still in there, as unforgettable as ever, even as they become more child-like […]

Sedation Dentistry Explained: Is It Right for You?

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As maxillofacial surgeons, we get asked many questions about sedation for oral surgery. There are a number of options available. While sedation dentistry is commonly referred to as sleep dentistry, most types of sedation dentistry don’t actually put you to sleep. Sedation for oral surgery can be beneficial if you have high anxiety or are […]