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The 411 on dental implants

Should you ever be in a situation when a dental implant is right for you, it’s helpful to be informed up front so you can make the best decision. How a Dental Implant Works First, what is a dental implant? Dental implants are artificial tooth “roots” that are placed into the jaw to help hold […]

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Post-Operative Instructions for Tooth Extraction

  After undergoing a tooth extraction procedure, it is important to follow post-operative instructions. Neglecting the guidelines may delay recovery. Expect some stiffness, swelling, slight bleeding, and mild pain after surgery. For the first 24 hours, it is recommended that a responsible adult observe the patient in case of a medical emergency. To ensure a […]

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Recovering from Oral Surgery

As with any surgery, it is critical that you follow your dentist’s post-procedural instructions after undergoing periodontal surgery. After surgery, it is normal for the affected area to be tender and for you to experience bleeding, pain, and swelling in the mouth and jaw area. In order to promote the healing process, here are some […]

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