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…

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…

Dental Surgery

What Is an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon?

If you’re undergoing surgery for your mouth or jaw, you can bet that an oral and maxillofacial surgeon will be taking part. But the name can be confusing. Is this person a dentist or a doctor? Do they perform surgery on the mouth or the face? The answer is both. In many cases that require…