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When Do You Need a Bone Graft?
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 strong and thick enough to support an implant for a […]
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 with an experienced surgeon, your dentist, and a member of our laboratory team. We work with only highly skilled professionals and utilize products that have proven results. […]
WHY SHOULD I SEE AN ORAL SURGEON?
Seeing an oral surgeon may be necessary for a variety of reasons, as these specialized dental professionals are trained to diagnose and treat a wide range of oral and maxillofacial conditions. Here are some common reasons why you might need to see an oral surgeon: Extraction of Impacted Wisdom Teeth: Wisdom teeth, also known as third […]
DOES PINEAPPLE JUICE HELP WITH WISDOM TEETH REMOVAL?
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 MONTH April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month & East Georgia Center for Oral & Facial Surgery want to help make you more aware of this dangerous cancer. Prevalence o There are over 49,000 cases of oral cancer diagnosed each year. o Oral Cancer affects almost twice as many men as […]
Is your surgeon Board Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?
The American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (www.aboms.org) is the ONLY certifying board for the specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery in the United States, and is recognized and approved by the Council of Dental Education of the American Dental Association (www.ada.org). Not all board certifications have this elite distinction. Dr. Patel and Dr. Uribe have […]
Children’s Dental Health Month – 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 a timely manner can lead to greater risk for tooth decay, gum disease, infection, […]