Oral Surgery Blog for Patients

Can all four wisdom teeth be extracted at the same time?

Patients who require the extraction of wisdom teeth sometimes ask if they must come in for separate appointments or if all four teeth can be removed at the same time. In most cases, it is advantageous to have all four removed in one appointment.

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Enjoy Your Favorite Foods Again with All-on-4® Dental Implants

Not being able to enjoy your favorite foods can be one of the most frustrating aspects of dental problems. Picture this: you’re at a family gathering, and everyone is savoring a juicy steak, a crisp apple, or delicious corn on the cob. Meanwhile, you’re feeling left out because you’re restricted to soft foods that don’t […]

5 Signs You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Have you been experiencing a nagging toothache in the back of your mouth? Many factors can cause tooth pain. It could be something as simple as a cavity or it could be something more serious such as impacted wisdom teeth – something that may have already crossed your mind.  So how do you know for […]

All-on-4®- The Revolutionary Same Day Dental Implants Procedure

When you don’t feel confident about your smile, it shows. Or, more accurately, it doesn’t.  If you’ve been hiding your smile due to missing teeth, it’s time to consider All-on-4® dental implants. While traditional implants are ideal for replacing a missing tooth or two, All-on-4® implants can give you a full set of teeth in […]

The Best Oral Surgeons in NJ – A Legacy of Excellence

When you require oral surgery for yourself or your child, you don’t want just anyone poking around in there; you want the very best oral surgeons available. But what makes someone the best? Any oral surgeon should be competent in the basic skills needed to get the job done. Good oral surgeons enhance that expertise […]

When is a tooth too damaged to be saved?

Dentists and oral surgeons will always try to save your natural tooth, but in some cases this may not be possible. When this is the situation, extraction can be the option that leads to the best results. In this post, we’ll run through some common scenarios where a tooth is too damaged to be saved. […]

What to expect after wisdom tooth extraction

Wisdom tooth extraction is one of the most common oral surgeries. While it does require recovery time, wisdom tooth extraction is a straightforward procedure. If you are having your wisdom teeth removed, here is what you can expect after surgery. Recovery time will vary Recovery time from wisdom tooth extraction varies. Some patients feel fine […]

Understanding sleep apnea

Sleep apnea is a condition that when left untreated can lead to exhaustion, headaches, mental fatigue. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that causes a patient to stop and start breathing during the night. Sleep apnea is most easily discovered when another person observes loud snoring, gasping for air or instances of stopped breathing during […]

Preparing your jaw for dental implants

Most patients do not need to prepare their jaw for dental implants but if a patient’s jaw structure is not currently large or strong enough, it can require additional treatments to prepare the jaw. Here is an overview of some common treatment options. Creating a solid base for implants Chewing food generates pressure that pushes […]

Understanding extraction of impacted wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth typically break through the gums between the ages of 17 and 25. While they can come in without any problems, wisdom teeth often get stuck in your gums or jawbone. Known as impaction, this condition can lead to additional oral health concerns. If you have one or more impacted wisdom teeth, they will […]