Oral Health: Get Your Oral Cancer Screening

Did you know that mouth cancer is the sixth most common cancer worldwide? The sad truth is that oral cancers are more than twice as common in men as in women, and the fastest growing group of oral cancer patients are young, healthy, nonsmoking individuals. Now is the time to be proactive and get yourself […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Good Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygiene is important. Those who practice good oral habits reap the benefits, while the latter… not so much. Most of us have a great deal of control over whether or not we keep our teeth as we age. Those who don’t follow a proper routine, end up losing their teeth, thus requiring the need […]

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 […]

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 & Maxillofacial Surgery is whether it is safe to get dental implants during pregnancy. The short answer is that you can get […]