Posts Tagged ‘ Oral Surgeons ’

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]