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Minimizing COVID-19 Risk With Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas) Delivery

The Silhouette System is a paradigm shift in how Nitrous Oxide is delivered. It is designed to be more comfortable for patients while providing incredible access for doctors performing dental treatment… Read More

Things To Think About If You Are Considering Oral or Facial Surgery

Here are some things you might want to think about if you are still considering Oral or Facial Surgery but are unsure the best next steps during the pandemic. There are currently a lot of unknowns when it comes to when the nation will once again be able to pursue any elective surgery, whether it […]

What Causes Dental Implant Problems?

Dental implants have become the easiest and most reliable way of replacing damaged and missing teeth. These replacements consist of metallic screws and crowns that resemble natural teeth. They are screwed into the jawbone and tightened in order to give a permanent teeth replacement solution. The good thing about modern dental implants is that they […]

Questions to Ask When Looking for a Scottsdale AZ Oral Surgeon

Finding an oral surgeon in the Scottsdale Arizona area is not a daunting task nowadays thanks to the growing number of dental clinics and qualified dental surgeons in the area. As the demand for high-quality dental services increases in the area, more experienced dentists continue to emerge. But even though there are many dentists and […]

Special Considerations for Pregnant Women Undergoing Oral Surgery

Since dental health is an integral part of everybody’s life, many pregnant women are often concerned about their safety when undergoing dental procedures. It is even more disconcerting when such procedures involve oral surgery. One of the many questions that always come up is: How safe is oral surgery during pregnancy? There isn’t a direct […]

Pros & Cons Of Wisdom Tooth Removal

Wisdom teeth removal procedures are common among young patients, to prevent long term issues. But is wisdom tooth removal completely necessary? Read on to learn more about why this important procedure is recommended by health professionals. The Benefits of Wisdom Teeth Removal Wisdom teeth are vestigial teeth and are the last to grow in, often […]

The Story Behind Wisdom Teeth: Is Removal Necessary?

Wisdom teeth are the last (3rd) set of molars that grow into an adult’s jaw. Sometime before age 22, the teeth drop down and begin to show. You may ask, what do I even need these teeth for anyway? You have most likely heard that many people have one or more of these teeth removed. […]

Immediate Tooth Replacement

As we age, our teeth become more brittle. As a result, fracture lines can form and teeth can break, frequently at the gum line. This process is accelerated if you have had a root canal or your teeth have been veneered or crowned. If this happens, many times it is not possible to save the […]

Orthognathic Surgery

When patients have a misaligned bite, orthodontic treatment can be used to correct the problem. However, for some patients, orthodontic treatment such as braces is only one step in the treatment process. If alignment problems extend beyond the teeth, to the jaw bone, surgery may be required to get your jaw properly aligned. Scottsdale oral […]

Gum Graft Surgery

For patients who are missing one or more of their natural teeth, there is no treatment that restores form, function, and health to the mouth quite like dental implants. By replicating the entire structure of the missing tooth, from root to crown, dental implants provide the strongest, most durable, and most natural-looking replacement for missing […]