What Is Socket Preservation?
Did you know the jawbone immediately begins reshaping and re-contouring the minute a tooth is extracted – or pulled? The body is a very efficient machine, and it doesn’t like to waste resources.
Should My Child Have Oral Surgery To Remove Baby Teeth?
Ideally, oral surgery to remove baby teeth would be rare. The reality is tooth extractions are considered the most common surgical procedure in the United States.
Are Dental Implants Safe For Diabetics?
Not only are dental implants safe for diabetics, forgoing dentures for more permanent dental implants can improve the health of those with diabetes.
Are Dental Implants Permanent?
Dental implants are not permanent, but they are the most permanent form of prosthetic dental replacement available for patients who suffer from severe tooth decay,
All The Parts Of Your Mouth
As oral surgeons, we love the mouth. We’re amazed by all of the processes that take place as the result of the complex anatomy found there.
Becoming An Oral Surgeon – What Does It Take?
The full title for an oral surgeon is oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Holding degrees as both a dentist and a medical doctor, including a surgical residency,
What is the Difference between Dental Veneers & Dental Implants?
Dental Veneers and Dental Implants both can give patients a beautiful white smile. Deciding what restorative or cosmetic option works best for you depends on the condition of your teeth. Our staff at Los Gatos Oral & Facial Surgery in Los Gatos, CA provides cosmetic and restorative consultations to all our patients to take a detailed look at your mouth and determine a customized treatment plan that works for you.
How Effective Are Orthodontics in Adults?
Orthodontics is more commonly used with treatment for teens, but in many cases adults can benefit from orthodontic treatment also. Patients are never too old for orthodontic treatment, and correcting your teeth can be just as successful for adults as it is for younger patients.