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…

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…

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…

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…

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…
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COVID-19 Safety Measures at CVOS Oral Surgery

The COVID-19 safety measures at CVOS Oral Surgery are in place because we prioritize our patients’ health, now and always. We are dedicating today’s blog to our most recent COVID-19 safety measures and how this will influence your dental visits. “What Are the CDC Guidelines for Dental Offices?” In accordance with CDC guidelines for Canadian…