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Recovering from Your Dental Implant Procedure

After having a dental implant procedure in San Diego, your surgeon will give you detailed aftercare instructions to follow. Don’t be alarmed if you see some bleeding or pinkish saliva for the ...
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Adults Need to Know About Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom teeth typically erupt between the ages of 17 and 25, and oral surgeons in San Diego often recommend removing them at this time. Otherwise, these back molars may not have enough room to erupt ...
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What Can You Do to Reduce Your Risk of Facial Trauma in Sports?

Facial trauma can affect athletes of any age. The risk of severe injuries in certain sports is well known, including contact sports like football and boxing. But even less aggressive sports can lead ...
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The Link Between Gingivitis and Bleeding Gums

Sometimes, brushing and flossing can cause the gums to bleed. This shouldn’t be ignored, as it can indicate the presence of gingivitis. As you’ll learn when you watch this video, ...
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Dealing with Injuries to Dental Structures

Facial injuries can cause considerable damage to the oral structures, including facial bone fractures, knocked out teeth, jaw fractures, and lacerations of the mouth. Car accidents and sports ...
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Examining the Role of PRP in Your Oral Health Care

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is an exciting medical development currently in use in multiple fields—from orthopedist clinics to oral surgery offices in San Diego. PRP essentially magnifies ...
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FAQs About Dental Bone Grafting

Dental implants replace missing teeth by fusing to the jawbone and anchoring the white, porcelain crowns that look like natural teeth. But what happens when there isn’t enough bone mass to ...
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A Closer Look at Titanium Implants

Oral surgeons have a few types of dental implants they might use, but the titanium implant is the most common choice. This is because they are associated with optimal preservation of bone density, and ...
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How Can Impacted Teeth Cause Malocclusion?

Wisdom teeth tend to erupt during adolescence or early adulthood. But quite often, they erupt improperly or they get stuck under the gum tissue. This is known as tooth impaction, and it can have ...
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Why Dental Implants Might Fail and How to Prevent It

When the procedure is performed by a skilled oral surgeon, dental implants have a high rate of success. But sometimes, problems do occur. Before getting dental implants, talk to a specialist in San ...
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