East Georgia Oral Surgery

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 […]

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 […]

TMJ Disorders: More Common Than You Think

  The American Dental Association reports that 15% of Americans are affected by Temporomandibular Joint Disorder. The Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) is a small joint located in front of the ear on each side of the head and allows the lower jaw to move and function. Each joint works in close collaboration together and with ligaments, […]

Teeth-In-A-Day

It is time to consider options other than dentures because you deserve the best.  More of our patients are selecting dental implants to replace their missing teeth. TEETH-IN-A-DAY is a revolutionary concept providing patients with fully functioning teeth on dental implants in one single procedure that lasts about a few hours.  This innovative process involves collaboration […]

Pediatric and Adolescent Oral Surgery

All of our patients deserve quality dental care with the highest standards.  We strive to establish positive treatment experiences during an individual’s developmental years to help shape a favorable outlook towards future dental and medical care.  When choosing an oral surgeon for your child, it is essential that you select a practice that is experienced, […]