Dental Surgery

Does a Dental Oral Surgeon do Grafting?

What Is Grafting? Dental bone grafting is a surgical procedure used to build bone in the jaw. Grafting may use bone from elsewhere in the body, or synthetic material may be an option. The procedure is commonly performed before dental implant surgery, as dental implants are directly attached to the jaw bone. Patients may have…

Oral Surgery

How to Clean Your Mouth after Oral Surgery

I Just Had Oral Surgery: Do I Need to Wait to Clean My Mouth? Yes. You should not do any cleaning of your mouth—including rinsing—for at least 24 hours after your surgery. Right after surgery, your mouth is in a delicate condition. You may have had stitches put in and any agitation around the operating…

Dental Implants | Dental Surgery

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

A Permanent & Comfortable Solution  If you have 1 or more missing teeth, it’s heartening to know that many options are available for their replacement. Your dentist may recommend a bridge, partials, dentures, or dental implants.   Dental implants can be used to replace missing roots, and provide support to artificial replacement teeth. Many patients opt…

Oral Surgery | Wisdom Teeth

How Long Is Wisdom Teeth Recovery?

Having your wisdom teeth pop out is a stepping stone in maturing in life and reaching adulthood. After all, this is why they’re called wisdom teeth! They typically appear after you’re 17 years old. Problem is, it can be a troublesome experience that requires a recovery period. That’s why our team at CVOS Oral Surgery…