Posts Tagged ‘ wisdom teeth’

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 […]

The National Opioid Crisis And Our Practice’s Approach To Reducing Post Surgical Use Following Wisdom Teeth Surgery

  You should have a say in how your pain is treated after surgery. The majority of patients receive an opioid medication after surgery.  While opioids have been a mainstay in post-surgical pain control, they are also at the center of an ongoing national crisis. 1 out of 15 surgical patients goes on to long-term […]

Wisdom Teeth Causing Problems for Your Children?

With summer break fast approaching, now is the time to schedule your children’s wisdom teeth removal. As the summer approaches, many teenagers and young adults utilize their break from school to schedule a suitable time to have their wisdom teeth evaluated.  Studies show that 90% of patients will have a wisdom tooth removed in their […]

Wisdom Teeth: Is it time to have them removed?

As the summer approaches, many teenagers and young adults utilize their break from school to schedule a suitable time to have their wisdom teeth evaluated. Studies show that 90% of patients will have a wisdom tooth removed in their lifetime. Wisdom teeth do not require removal if they are able to grow into one’s mouth […]