East Georgia Oral Surgery

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Update

Dear EGCOFS Patients and Friends, We are continuing to monitor the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) across the country as it concerns all of us. As a health care facility, we have a responsibility to help our patients and yet protect our staff, ourselves, and the community from this pandemic. Please be assured that […]

Ready For More Restful Sleep?

National Sleep Awareness Week | March 1-8, 2020 At East Georgia Center for Oral & Facial Surgery, we want all our patients to live their best lives, which can be difficult if you’re struggling to sleep through the night—every night. Whether you’ve already been diagnosed with sleep apnea, or you’re still seeking answers, you’ve come to […]

What To Do If A Tooth Is Knocked Out | Avulsed Tooth

If your permanent adult tooth gets knocked out of your mouth during a traumatic injury, there is still a chance that it can be re-implanted back into place.  An “avulsed tooth” is a tooth that has been completely knocked out of its original position.  There is a short window of opportunity of about an hour […]

Enter To Win Our #TrueBlueFan Facebook Giveaway!

⭐️#EGCOFS #TrueBlueFan Facebook GIVEAWAY ⭐️ > Giveaway Ends 9.6.19 @ 12 pm > Winner Announced Live On Facebook, 9.6.19 @ 1 pm ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS 👈 > Like Our Business Page, East Georgia Center for Oral & Facial Surgery – Statesboro > Like Our Giveaway Post (on our business page) @ http://bit.ly/EGCOFS-TrueBlueFan-Giveaway > Comment On Our Giveaway Post […]

Vaping and Oral Health

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are electrical devices that vaporize into an aerosol mist containing various concentrations of nicotine. Use of e-cigarettes is commonly known as “vaping.” E-cigarettes have become increasingly popular and represent a large proportion of nicotine use among all ages of the general population. However, the most significant rate of uptake is from the […]

FREE Oral Cancer Screenings!

April is Oral Cancer Awareness month, and East Georgia Center for Oral & Facial Surgery would like to invite you to join us in our national screening campaign to end oral cancer! #OralCancerAwareness In hopes to raise Oral Cancer Awareness and the need for early detection in order to save lives, we invite you to […]

What is an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon? | Types Of Dentistry

  Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are experts in the mouth, face, and jaw surgery. They are the only dental specialists recognized by the American Dental Association who are surgically trained in a hospital-based residency program. The path to becoming an oral and maxillofacial surgeon is quite rigorous, and the total length of education and training […]

When Do You Need a Bone Graft?

Richard J. Hammond, DMD; and Suketu J. Patel, DMD, MD Adequate bone is necessary when you are trying to replace missing teeth with dental implants. Bone grafts become essential when there is damaged or missing bone in your jaw. Dental implants are secured to the bone in your jaw, and the bone needs to be […]