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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 […]

Let’s Celebrate Together: EGCOFS Ribbon Cutting / Open House Event

Ribbon Cutting / Open House  Thursday, April 11, 2019 Drop In From 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Join Us In Celebrating Our New Location 1222 Brampton Avenue – In The Market District Statesboro, Georgia Tour Our New Facility & Enjoy Light Hors D’oeuvres & Refreshments!     Come Celebrate With US!   Additional Information Dr. […]

Brushing For Two – Keeping Your Mouth Healthy During Pregnancy

The benefits of good dental and general health begin well before your baby is born. Your baby’s teeth start developing between the third and sixth months of pregnancy. Brushing, flossing, and maintaining good oral hygiene is essential for a healthy mouth. You should brush your teeth with a fluoride toothpaste for two minutes twice daily […]

Guide for Recovery After Dental Implant Surgery

Once your dental implant surgery is over and has gone well, you’re going to want to comfortably recover and follow your surgeon’s advice to ensure maximum healing. Below are a few tips to keep in mind after you leave our office upon undergoing a dental implant surgery. Bleeding After your surgery, your surgeon will place […]

An Exparel Update from East Georgia Center for Oral & Facial Surgery

Richard J. Hammond, DMD; Suketu J. Patel, DMD, MD Last year, East Georgia Center for Oral and Facial Surgery introduced a new medication, Exparel, into our practice. Exparel is a non-opioid medication that provides longer-lasting pain relief so patients can reduce or avoid opioid medicines after surgery. Exparel is injected adjacent to the incision sites […]