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Your 2019 Oral Cancer Check

Submitted by on Wed, 05/12/2018 - 15:36
Visiting an oral surgeon or dentist can improve your oral health, but did you know it could save your life? Requesting that your dentist or oral surgeon perform a complete oral cancer screen could lead to the early detection of this disease. The earlier it is detected and diagnosed, the better it responds to treatment. Continue Reading
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Trusting an Oral Surgeon for Your Dental Implants

Submitted by on Mon, 19/11/2018 - 14:15
Dental implants were once a service that was only offered by oral surgeons. Over the years that has changed. Local dentists have started to offer this dental service. While both an oral surgeon and family dentist offer the same type of service, they are not the same. Before you schedule an appointment with your local Continue Reading
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Exploring the Benefits of Platelet Rich Plasma

Submitted by on Mon, 05/11/2018 - 13:48
Platelet rich plasma is one of the biggest trends in medical and dental treatments today. Just as the name suggests, platelet rich plasma is taken from your own blood. Your dentist only needs a small quantity of blood (just 55 cc) to do platelet rich plasma therapy when you’re having surgery. Dr. Sedaros places your Continue Reading
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Dental Extractions Before Chemotherapy

Submitted by on Thu, 25/10/2018 - 10:51
A lot is involved with preparing to undergo cancer treatment. There are appointments that need to be scheduled, time requested off of work, tasks that need to be done around the house, and arrangements that need to be made to make sure your day-to-day life stays the same. The last thing you are probably thinking Continue Reading
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How Sugar Fuels Gum Disease

Submitted by on Thu, 11/10/2018 - 10:49
Consuming a lot of sugary foods and beverages can lead to the development of gum disease (i.e., periodontal disease) and cavities; however, it is not the sugar itself that is detrimental to the teeth and gums, it is the bacteria that eats it. HARMFUL BACTERIA IN THE MOUTH FEED ON SUGAR AND STARCH There are Continue Reading
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What is Pre-Prosthetic Dental Surgery?

Submitted by on Wed, 26/09/2018 - 15:22
Many people choose partial or complete dentures to replace missing or damaged teeth because it is a non-surgical option. What these individuals do not realize is that while no surgery is required to place the partial or complete denture into the mouth, surgery may be needed in order to prepare the mouth for the dentures. Continue Reading
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When is Bone Grafting Necessary?

Submitted by on Wed, 12/09/2018 - 10:58
Before some people use a dental implant to replace missing or severely damaged teeth, they may need a bone graft. This surgical procedure may need to be performed in order to provide a strong, sturdy and stable foundation for the dental implant. Learning more about bone grafting can help you understand if you may need Continue Reading
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Tips for Avoiding Dry Sockets

Submitted by on Mon, 20/08/2018 - 11:08
Dental extractions are a fairly routine procedure performed with little or no complications. However, they aren’t 100% problem free. For a very small amount of people, a very painful problem known as dry sockets can occur after a tooth has been removed. Luckily, it is a problem that can be prevented. Understanding More about Dry Continue Reading
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Your Dental Implant Recovery

Submitted by on Mon, 06/08/2018 - 10:58
Dental implants can truly be life-changing for patients who have no natural teeth. They’ll give you not only an attractive smile but also the ability to use your teeth like you used to back when you had natural teeth. However, in order to get to the place where your dental implants are fully functional, you’ll Continue Reading
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Application of Platelet Rich Plasma for Oral Surgery

Submitted by on Tue, 17/07/2018 - 16:10
Did you know that receiving platelet-rich plasma (PRP) during oral surgery can help you recover faster? Our dentist in Melbourne, Dr. Sedaros offers PRP therapy at Sedaros Facial Surgery and Dental Implants in order to improve recovery times and patient outcomes for many different types of oral surgeries. Understanding Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) When you Continue Reading