Center for Oral Surgery and Dental Implants

Signs Your Wisdom Teeth are Coming In

Signs Your Wisdom Teeth are Coming In Your wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that usually emerge when you are a young adult between ages 15 and 20. Wisdom teeth come in much later in life than your other teeth and sometimes do not come in at all. They often crowd […]

Recipes for New Dental Implants Patient

Recipes for New Dental Implants Patient Dental Implants are incredibly powerful and stable once healed. They give you back the ability to eat virtually any food you choose. What to Eat the First Two Days Following Implants The first two days after surgery, you must eat only soft or liquid foods, this may include applesauce, […]

L-PRP and L-PRF in Oral Surgery

Understanding Leukocyte- Platelet-Rich Plasma (L-PRP) and Leukocyte- Platelet-Rich Fibrin (L-PRF) in Oral Surgery Many patients are concerned about healing time and quality of the results for their oral surgery. Whether it’s dental implants, bone grafting, or a sinus lift, oral surgery usually requires several weeks or months for proper healing. The Center for Oral Surgery […]

What is Recovery Like After Your Wisdom Teeth are Removed?

What is Recovery Like After Your Wisdom Teeth are Removed? Your oral surgeon performs wisdom teeth extraction as an outpatient procedure, so you’ll be able to do the bulk of your recovery at home. While you are recovering, there will be certain restrictions you should keep in mind to speed the healing process and minimize […]

What to Expect After Anesthesia: Everything You Need to Know

What to Expect After Anesthesia: Everything You Need to Know Anesthetic treatments are standard for patients undergoing any surgical procedure. Some types of anesthesia ensure you don’t feel pain, while others keep you relaxed or asleep throughout your surgery. Depending on your level of sedation, you may need more recuperation time after your procedure for […]

How to Prepare for Oral Surgery

How to Prepare for Oral Surgery You’ve made the decision to have oral surgery. Congratulations! What should you do ahead of time to make sure this whole experience goes as well as possible? Check out our answers to the following frequently asked questions. A few key steps will ensure a quick and successful recovery. What […]

Wisdom Teeth Removal for Adults

Wisdom Teeth Removal for Adults Should adults get their wisdom teeth removed? There’s no better time like the holidays (when you get a few extra days off) to schedule a minor oral surgery—like that wisdom teeth extraction you’ve been putting off. The pesky set of third molars were fine for a while, but now, after […]

How do you know your wisdom teeth are coming in?

How do you know your wisdom teeth are coming in? Wisdom teeth, are aptly named because they make their appearance as young people transition to adulthood and become “wise.”  These third molars typically erupt through the gums during the late teen years. The roots are often firmly established by the time a person turns 20, […]

When to See an Oral Surgeon

When to See an Oral Surgeon Oral surgeons are specialists in the area of the face, mouth, and jaw, so when you’re facing a significant issue pertaining to one of these areas and you’d like to consult an expert, seek out an oral surgeon. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons have an additional 4 years of education, […]

What to Eat (and What to Avoid) After Oral Surgery

What to Eat (and What to Avoid) After Oral Surgery As your upcoming oral surgery procedure approaches, one of the best things you can do to prepare for your recovery is to stock your pantry and fridge with food you’ll need once you return home. You’ll be ready to rest on the couch, and having […]