Posts Tagged ‘ oral surgery ’

Recipes for Soft Foods after Oral Surgery

It is best to start off by eating soft foods after having oral surgery such as a dental implant placement or wisdom teeth removal.  Below are some recipes that may be helpful for planning and cooking meals after surgery.  In general, avoid spicy foods, carbonated beverages, and hard/crunchy foods in the early phase of healing. […]

Bleeding after Oral Surgery

  Bleeding is an inevitable side effect from having oral surgery.  Many patients worry about complications from bleeding after surgery- especially later at home.  The key to a quick and safe recovery is to be prepared to deal with any potential bleeding after your surgery.  Below are several tips to control and avoid bleeding complications. […]

Expose and Bond Procedure

Orthodontic treatment typically involves placement of brackets on to teeth and moving them into alignment.  Sometimes a tooth may be stuck or buried underneath the gums and require surgery to place a bracket on the tooth to pull it into place over time.  This procedure is called an expose and bond because the tooth is […]

Guided Dental Implant Surgery

Dental implants have gained immense popularity as replacements for one or more missing teeth for many reasons.  They are strong, durable, and look identical to natural teeth.  They are hypoallergenic, don’t trigger metal detectors, and are safe inside of a MRI machine.   They don’t ever develop cavities or require a root canal.  In the picture […]

Osteonecrosis of the Jaw

  Over the past several decades, several new “anti-resorptive” drugs such as bisphosphonates have been introduced to treat osteoporosis and some types of cancer.  These medications work to decrease the turnover or remodeling activity that naturally occurs in all bones.  While they work well in preventing catastrophic injuries such as hip fractures and spine fractures, […]