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When Should You Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Wisdom teeth, unfortunately, are something that most people have to deal with at some point or another in their lifetime. Some experience issues in their early teenage years while others start dealing with issues later on.   A lot of people wonder when the right time to get their wisdom teeth out is and the [...]

2019-09-20T17:25:44+00:000 Comments

How to Prevent Sports-Related Facial Injuries

If you play contact sports such as soccer, football, hockey or baseball, injuries to the head and face are common. Here are a few tips to follow to ensure you have a fun, safe, and active sports season.   Wear Protective Gear You may not always be able to prevent an injury, however, making sure [...]

2019-09-11T16:49:04+00:000 Comments

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

If you’re considering dental implants as part of your treatment options, you’ll want the right information to help you make an educated decision about this potential investment. At the Oral & Facial Surgery Institute in St. George, Utah, we’re your dental implant experts. Let us help you decide if dental implants will be right for [...]

2019-09-06T17:50:01+00:000 Comments

Why You Should Consider All-On-4 Implants

If you’ve considered receiving your very own teeth-in-a-day, you’ve probably heard of the All-on-4 dental implants before. Dental implants can seem complicated to know if they’re right for you, so here are our top 5 reasons why you should consider All-on-4 dental implants.    1 - Eliminate Health Issues Associated with Infected Teeth One of [...]

2019-08-08T21:08:19+00:000 Comments

Best Post-Oral Surgery Care Routine

If you’re reading this, you probably just had a form of oral surgery, or you’re planning on having surgery sometime soon. Naturally, you most likely have many questions about oral surgery recovery, if so, you’ve come to the right place! At the Oral & Facial Surgery Institute, we’re your St. George oral surgery recovery experts. [...]

2019-08-02T00:27:50+00:000 Comments

Is a Clicking Jaw Something to Worry About?

Picture yourself driving down the road when you immediately begin to hear a clinking sound coming from under your car. What do you do? You pull over, examine it, and consider possible options to fix it. Similarly, when your jaw starts to make noises that it’s not supposed to, it would be wise to follow [...]

2019-07-05T18:22:56+00:000 Comments

How Will Dental Implants Affect My Life?

If you have been living your life with temporary dentures or missing teeth, the possibility of dental implants could make a great difference in your life. Dental implant technology is better than ever and will help create a natural-looking, healthy smile. Here are some of the ways that implants will improve your life.   Permanent [...]

2019-06-27T20:02:10+00:000 Comments

What Factors Contribute to Long Term Success of Dental Implants?

If you’ve been considering dental implants for quite some time now you’ll want to make sure that you’ll get the most out of your investment. Here’s what you need to know before you get implants!   Suitable Candidate   A large factor that leads to the overall success of dental implants is knowing whether or [...]

2019-06-12T19:30:15+00:000 Comments

3 Reasons You May Need a Tooth Extraction

3 Reasons You May Need a Tooth Extraction Most people would say that getting a tooth extraction is like, well, pulling teeth. Even though you probably don’t want to do it, you most likely have to. If a tooth cannot be saved or if leaving it will negatively impact your other teeth, it’s gotta go. [...]

2019-06-06T15:34:03+00:000 Comments