Preparing for Anesthesia and Oral Surgery

Submitted by on Wed, 06/09/2017 - 14:27
The last thing you want to worry about when faced with the need to go through oral surgery is the preparation involved. In an effort to alleviate some of the stress you may be experiencing, the staff at Sedaros Oral Facial Surgery & Dental Implants has prepared a comprehensive guide for prepping for oral surgery Continue Reading

Causes and Solutions of Cleft Palates

Submitted by on Thu, 20/07/2017 - 16:19
Two developmental defects that occur during the first trimester of pregnancy are the cleft palate and the cleft lip: These oral and facial malformations are frequently referred to as ‘clefting.’ Clefting can occur on one side or both sides of the mouth; however, since the palate and the lip develop separately, a baby may be Continue Reading

Does Your Insurance Cover Distraction Osteogenesis?

Submitted by on Thu, 06/07/2017 - 15:54
Distraction osteogenesis (DO) is a method that Dr. Steve A. Sedaros uses to treat selected defects and malformations of the facial and mandibular bones. Distraction osteogenesis (aka bone distraction) can be used to widen the jaw by gradually moving the bones. WHAT ORAL AND FACIAL SKELETON ISSUES CAN BONE DISTRACTION ADDRESS? For the most part, Continue Reading

Preparing Children for Extractions

Submitted by on Tue, 20/06/2017 - 10:38
Parents are faced with the difficult task of preparing their child for what will happen during a tooth extraction. If a child is ill prepared, undergoing a dental extraction as a child can be a traumatizing and stressful experience that will leave a lasting impression. Luckily, there are a few things parents can do to Continue Reading

Preparing for Multiple Extractions

Submitted by on Tue, 06/06/2017 - 10:28
In some cases, advanced gum disease and severe tooth decay may compromise multiple teeth. While the best scenario is to restore or repair damaged teeth, sometimes teeth cannot be restored or repaired and they’ll have to be extracted. After the extraction, then your dentist can help you decide of dental implants, partials, or dentures are Continue Reading

Why Are They Called Wisdom Teeth?

Submitted by on Mon, 22/05/2017 - 14:33
Wisdom teeth are the third and final molars to erupt in your mouth. Unlike other teeth that usually appear during childhood, wisdom teeth don’t typically surface until you reach your late teens or early adulthood. As a result, the teeth are coined “wisdom teeth” because they don’t tend to present until you have matured or Continue Reading

Tips for After Jaw Surgery

Submitted by on Mon, 08/05/2017 - 15:00
If you are planning to have jaw surgery, you may be concerned about a lengthy recovery. However, your healing process should be complete around 12 weeks after you have your procedure. You won’t feel your best immediately following your surgery, but eventually, the pain and discomfort will be a distant memory. At first, you will Continue Reading

Inside Dental Implant Surgery

Submitted by on Tue, 18/04/2017 - 13:59
Dental implants are an extremely common type of dental appliance used today. Their applications are vast and their limitations are few. If you’re missing teeth, there is not a treatment that is better suited to replace the tooth, fortify the underlying bone structure and improve both the function and aesthetics of your smile than a Continue Reading

Oral Cancer Treatment and Recovery With Oral Surgery

Submitted by on Thu, 06/04/2017 - 13:58
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and oral surgery plays a large part in the treatment and recovery of oral cancer. Once oral cancer is diagnosed in a patient, an oncologist and often an oral surgeon will do all they can to remove the cancer. These treatments are extremely invasive yet are often the only Continue Reading

Why You Shouldn’t Wait for Dental Implants

Submitted by on Thu, 30/03/2017 - 11:45
Whether you have lost one or more teeth quickly or lost them slowly over time, you should not wait for dental implants. You may be reluctant to get dental implants because you think there will always be time, and that you can get by with dentures or with a fixed bridge for a little while. Continue Reading