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Wisdom Teeth Surgery: The Do’s & Don’ts

Most people will have to have their wisdom teeth removed to avoid oral complications they can create, usually facing removal surgery around the age of 16-25.   It may be a frightening experience to face dental surgery--perhaps the first surgical procedure you have had to face. Here at St. George, wisdom teeth removal is what [...]

2020-06-24T21:23:05+00:000 Comments

Exploring the Benefits of Teeth-In-A-Day

Are you happy with your current smile? Have you tried dentures, or are you looking for a better alternative to standard dentures? Due to genetics, disease, or trauma to the teeth, you may need a full cosmetic overhaul of your smile--but dentures? Even the thought of dentures can be overwhelming and disappointing. But there are [...]

2020-06-19T16:23:35+00:000 Comments

The Connection Between Diet and Oral Health

How often do you think about your oral health? Usually just when brushing and flossing your teeth. But your diet can have a huge effect on how healthy your teeth, tongue, and gums are.   Eating healthy is usually marketed to people as a way of maintaining healthy body weight and getting all your essential [...]

2020-06-12T19:43:44+00:000 Comments

What is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is one of the nine dental specialties currently recognized by the American Dental Association and the American College of Surgeons. Oral Maxillofacial surgeons are highly specialized surgeons that are trained to treat a wide range of disorders and jaw and tooth emergencies. What Kinds of Situations do Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons [...]

2020-05-28T16:32:57+00:000 Comments

Why You Should Have an Oral Surgeon Perform Extractions

One of the stereotypes of the dentist, especially in cartoons, is that they are known for pulling out teeth. In fact, one can argue that this stereotype (along with constant drilling for cavities) can be the root of the fear of the dentist that many children (and some adults) have. While dentists perform a wide [...]

2020-05-21T19:00:35+00:000 Comments