East Georgia Oral Surgery

Dental Implants

  One of the most common surgeries we perform daily is dental implant surgery. As mentioned above, we do not “do it all.” The most common scenario involves the surgical placement of your dental implant by one of our oral surgeons. This is followed by the placement of a crown on top of the implant […]


We get this question all the time: “I saw something on TikTok…does drinking pineapple juice help reduce swelling and inflammation after I have my wisdom teeth surgery?”   So, is it a trend or is it a fact? There are some studies have shown that an enzyme in pineapple juice called Bromelain can help reduce […]

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS)

Our oral surgeons are active in a wide variety of professional organizations. Most importantly, they are in high standing with the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (www.aaoms.org) as well as the Georgia Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (www.ga-oms.org). These organizations mandate strict requirements for our surgeons to ensure a high level of […]

April – Oral Cancer Awareness Month

      APRIL – ORAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTHApril is Oral Cancer Awareness Month & East Georgia Center for Oral & Facial Surgery want to help make you more aware of this dangerous cancer. Prevalenceo There are over 49,000 cases of oral cancer diagnosed each year. o Oral Cancer affects almost twice as many men […]

Does a dentist require special training to be an oral surgeon?

Does a Dentist Require Special Training to be an Oral Surgeon? In the United States, an oral surgeon must complete residency training after graduating dental school. It is in this controlled academic environment where oral surgeons receive training to remove wisdom teeth, place dental implants, perform complex bone and soft tissue grafting, administer sedation anesthesia, […]

Children’s Dental Health Month – Wisdom Teeth

FEBRUARY IS CHILDREN’S DENTAL HEALTH MONTH AND WE WOULD LIKE TO DISCUSS WISDOM TEETH. Wisdom Teeth are a set of four adult teeth located in the back corners of the mouth. Teens should be evaluated to have their Wisdom Teeth removed by a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. Failure to remove Wisdom Teeth in […]

Dental Implant Technology / X-Guide

East Georgia Center for Oral & Facial Surgery is leading the way in dental implant surgery. Dental implant technology changes frequently and our practice is committed to providing our patients with the best! We strive to offer our patients with well-researched materials, technology, and implants without taking shortcuts. Over the past several months, our Board […]

Exparel® | Extended Pain Control Post-Surgery

The team at East Georgia Center for Oral & Facial Surgery is concerned about the increasing opioid crisis in America. As a result, we’re very proud to provide Exparel to our patients. Exparel is an opioid-free choice for effective and long-lasting pain management post-surgery. It’s on the way to becoming a favored pain management medication by […]