Archive for 2015

All-on-4 ™: A Revolutionary Dental Implant Technique

If you wear dentures or need many or all of your teeth replaced, perhaps you’ve been dreading the dental implant procedure—or have been told that you’re not a candidate. Here’s some great news: Bergen Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery offers the All-on-4 ™ dental implant technique, and almost anyone is a candidate. This revolutionary process was […]

Can I Take Antibiotics Before my Dental Procedure?

If you are preparing for a dental procedure, one question that may be on your mind is whether or not you can/should take antibiotics before the procedure. It’s a question we receive often here at Bergen Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and there are two aspects of the topic to discuss: Antibiotics prescribed by your dentist […]

Oral Diseases: What You Need to Know

As a leading oral and maxillofacial surgical practice in northern New Jersey, the surgeons at Bergen Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery are trained to diagnose and treat a range of diseases of the oral cavity. Here are a few of the conditions we see among our patients: Infections – Bacteria in the mouth can cause oral […]

What to Expect from the Tooth Extraction Process

Preparing for a tooth extraction? The more you know upfront about proper preparation and recovery, the smoother this procedure will be. Luckily, tooth extractions are very common and often quite simple to perform. Here at Bergen Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, we extract teeth when a patient is experiencing pain, jaw problems, or other issues caused […]

Can You Get Dental Implants While Pregnant?

When you become pregnant, your body goes through many physiological changes—and there are a number of activities and procedures you should avoid during this time. A question we often get at Bergen Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is whether it is safe to get dental implants during pregnancy. The short answer is that you can get […]

Botox® or Restylane? Which is Right for You?

The Rise of Botox With popular celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Jenny McCarthy, and Kelly Rippa admitting to the occasional injection, “Botox” is officially no longer a dirty word. Just like anti-aging creams and serums, Botox and Restylane injections are frequently being used to diminish the appearance of crow’s feet, laugh lines and sagging skin on […]

Put a Permanent Smile on Your Face with All-On-4®

Have you lost all—or nearly all—your teeth to age, advanced periodontal disease, decay, or injury? Are your removable dentures failing and causing too many problems? Have you been told you are not a candidate for dental implant surgery due to bone loss in your jaw? A good restorative dentistry alternative for patients seeking a different […]

5 Technologies You Should Have in Your Dental Office

Medicine and Technology The world of medicine is constantly changing. These changes are due to the development and implementation of ground-breaking technologies that are focused on making the lives of healthcare professionals and their patients easier, safer and all around healthier. Not only is technology changing the world of medicine, but patients are changing it […]

Dental Implants

Dental implants are an effective, long-term solution for people who need to replace missing or broken teeth. A dental implant permanently replaces the natural root of a tooth, serving as a strong foundation for the new crown. More than 5 million Americans each year opt for this simple procedure, which has been described by the […]

Bone Grafting: Know the Facts

Bone grafting is used in oral surgery when the amount of bone in a patient’s jaw is insufficient or too soft to support traditional dental implants. It lays the foundation—by adding or “growing” new bone—so that dental implants can be placed for restorative solutions, such as crowns, bridges, or a full set of non-removable (screwed […]