Posts Tagged ‘ east georgia oral surgery’

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]